Sökning: "deafness"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 44 avhandlingar innehållade ordet deafness.

  1. 1. Cognitive deafness : The deterioration of phonological representations in adults with an acquired severe hearing loss and its implications for speech understanding

    Författare :Ulf Andersson; Björn Lyxell; Linköpings universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Acquired hearing loss; phonological processsing; cochlear implants; speechreading; Disability research; Handikappsforskning;

    Sammanfattning : The aim of the present thesis was to examine possible cognitive consequences of acquired hearing loss and the possible impact of these cognitive consequences on the ability to process spoken language presented through visual speechreading or through a cochlear implant.The main findings of the present thesis can be summarised in the following conclusions: (a) The phonological processing capabilities of individuals who have acquired a severe hearing loss or deafness deteriorate progressively as a function of number of years with a complete or partial auditory deprivation. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Hearing impairment and deafness : genetic and environmental factors - interactions - consequences : a clinical audiological approach

    Författare :Per-Inge Carlsson; Erik Borg; Berth Danermark; Claes Möller; Örebro universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Disability studies; hereditary hearing impairment; deafness; noise induced hearing loss; Deaf community; connexin mutations; oxidative stress genes; family history of hearing impairment; audiological rehabilitation; audiological medicine; Handikappforskning; Disability research; Handikappsforskning; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Social sciences; Socialvetenskap; Medicinsk handikappvetenskap; Medical Disability Research;

    Sammanfattning : OBJECTIVES - Hearing impairment (HI) can be due to genetic or environmental factors, e.g. noise. More than 50% of HI cases are thougt to be hereditary. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Lära och Leva : Kunskapsutveckling hos personer med en ärftlig dövhet/hörselnedsättning

    Författare :Anna-Carin Rehnman; Bozena Hautaniemi; Mats Myrberg; Berth Danermark; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; deafness; hearing loss; hearing impairment; knowledge; upbringing; education; hermeneutic; Paul Ricoeur; specialpedagogik; Special Education;

    Sammanfattning : The aim of this study is to explore the development of how people in different generations of a family with a hereditary hearing loss developed knowledge and to examine the role of the educational system and how it influenced this development.The research questions are:What is the prevalence of the deafness spoken of in the family chronicle?What different kinds of knowledge did the family members with deafness/hearing loss develop and how did they make use of them?In what ways may they have experienced their deafness/hearing loss as a suffering?What knowledge did they develop because the hearing loss recurred in several successive generations?The studied material includes answers from a questionnaire, different historical documents and sixteen interviews. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Deaf people and the labour market in Sweden : education - employment - economy

    Författare :Emelie Rydberg; Berth Danermark; Lotta Coniavitis Gellerstedt; James DeCaro; Örebro universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; deaf; deafness; labour market; employment; workplace; level of educational attainment; disposable income; sources of revenue; register-based information; Disability research; Handikappsforskning; Handikappvetenskap; Disability Research;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis focuses on deaf people’s educational attainment, position on the labour market and sources of revenue. These issues are interrelated, for instance a higher level of educational attainment seems to be associated with a lower unemployment rate and higher levels of income. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Mental representation and language access:Evidence from deaf children with different language backgrounds

    Författare :Marek Meristo; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :Keywords: mentalizing skills; theory-of-mind; social interaction; deafness; sign language;

    Sammanfattning : The present work investigated the relationship between mentalizing skills on the one hand and different language experiences and cognitive characteristics on the other hand. The aim of study I was to determine whether access to sign language as the medium of instruction in school influences mentalizing abilities among deaf children. LÄS MER