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Barriers To Change For Augmentative And Alternative Communication Use, Lauren E. Brown 2018 Murray State University

Barriers To Change For Augmentative And Alternative Communication Use, Lauren E. Brown

Scholars Week

Title: BARRIERS TO CHANGE FOR AUGMENTATIVE AND ALTERNATIVE COMMUNICATION USE

Keywords: speech language pathology, augmentative and alternative communication, counseling, readiness to change, self-efficacy

In recent literature, there has been a marked increase in importance placed upon understanding what factors both positively and negatively impact the progress made by a client and that client’s family in response to speech and language therapy. Today, clinicians prioritize evidence based practice (EBP) when making clinical decisions, focusing on not only clinical expertise and best evidence, but also client and caregiver perspectives, or preferences (ASHA, 2018). In consideration of EBP for augmentative and alternative ...


Disability In Medical Spaces, Emily Johnson 2018 University of Minnesota - Morris

Disability In Medical Spaces, Emily Johnson

Honors Capstone Projects

While there are many existing definitions of disability, the academic discipline of disability studies uses an interdisciplinary perspective to define and understand the disability experience. The idea that disability is a disease that ought to be cured, or the medical model of disability, is one of the most pervasive views of disability today. This treatment-centered viewpoint has greatly influenced the way people with disabilities receive medical care. With this project, I investigate how future physicians are taught about disability. I hypothesize that by incorporating disability studies into the medical school curriculum, as well as medical practice, there would be a ...


Caregiver Support And Advocacy For Children With Disabilities In Guyana, Shiromanie Sharla Khargi 2018 Walden University

Caregiver Support And Advocacy For Children With Disabilities In Guyana, Shiromanie Sharla Khargi

Walden Dissertations and Doctoral Studies

Abstract

In Guyana, a developing country in South America, many parental caregivers of disabled people struggle to understand their children's disability as well as provide, and advocate for, educational resources and medical and psychological care for their children. The researchers have found that the needs of this population have been minimized placing disabled people at risk for neglect, abuse, and death. In 2006, the Convention on the Rights for People with Disabilities created a plan to help developing countries improve the care and advocacy for people with disabilities. The purpose of this evaluative study, which was guided by general ...


Impression Formation Of Persons Wearing Glasses Or Hearing Aids: Gender Differences, Tammy R. Kinley, Jessica Strubel, Amyn Amlani 2018 University of North Texas

Impression Formation Of Persons Wearing Glasses Or Hearing Aids: Gender Differences, Tammy R. Kinley, Jessica Strubel, Amyn Amlani

International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) Annual Conference Proceedings

An impression, does not have to accurately assess personality characteristics, but it will inform future encounters. This study sought to investigate whether males and females perceive persons wearing glasses or hearing aids differently and whether their own experiences affected those judgments. Data were collected via online survey. Females rated the male model wearing glasses as more Reliable and Provocative. Males found the female model more Fashionable and Good-looking in glasses. No significant differences were computed when impressions were compared between participants who wore glasses and those who did not. Regarding impressions of persons wearing hearing aids, male and female participants ...


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