Overcoming Problems With Speech, Hearing, and VisionStreaming Video - 2007
This program explains the principles of assisting people with speech, hearing, or vision impairments. Various speech impediments are explored, such as misshapen palate, spastic dysarthria, and dysphasia due to stroke or Parkinson's disease. Speech pathologists are shown working with individuals who have speech or hearing impairments. Excellent computer animation is used to show the two major forms of hearing loss, conductive and sensorineural deafness, along with the different types of assistance each requires. Hearing aids and cochlear implants are discussed, and useful tips to assist people with hearing impairments are outlined. Similarly, the program provides guidelines for assisting blind people and interviews with them that contain helpful advice for practical living arrangements.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, , c2000.
Branch Call Number: E-VIDEO
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (40 min.) : sd., col., digital file.