Hearing Impairment and Hearing Disability: Towards a Paradigm Change in Hearing Services

Hearing Impairment and Hearing Disability: Towards a Paradigm Change in Hearing Services

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ISBN-13: 9781472453228
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Ltd
Publication date: 08/28/2015
Series: Interdisciplinary Disability Studies
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Professor Anthony Hogan is Professor of Governance and Deputy Director at the Institute of Governance at the University of Canberra, Australia. He is also adjunct Professor in Sociology at The Australian National University. He is a qualified welfare worker and rehabilitation counsellor with over 25 years’ experience working with people with disability. He has published several textbooks and many research articles on social aspects of living with hearing difference including Hearing Rehabilitation for Deafened Adults (Whurr/Wiley, 2001), and Adult Cochlear Implant Rehabilitation (Whurr/Wiley, 2005).

Dr Rebecca Phillips is a Visiting Fellow at the Institute for Governance and Policy Analysis at the University of Canberra, Australia. She is a qualified occupational therapist with specific interests in the needs of children with disability and their wellbeing.


Table of Contents

Contents: Foreword, Sara Duncan; Preface; Introduction, Anthony Hogan and Rebecca Phillips; Hearing as a social issue, Anthony Hogan and Rebecca Phillips; Stigma and its consequences for social identity, Anthony Hogan, Katherine J. Reynolds, Isabel Latz and Léan O’Brien; The emergence of the social perspective in hearing services, Anthony Hogan; The need for paradigm change, Anthony Hogan and Isabel Latz; Engaging in change at a personal level - the importance of learning to be affected, Anthony Hogan; Societal change: towards a more comprehensive re-structuring of hearing services, Anthony Hogan. References; Appendix; Index.


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