Question and answer
explain why 2 way communication is important for individuals with sensory loss
Sensory impairment is often regarded from a medical/disability point of view and its effects on mental health can be poorly recognised. [ Communication is a key issue for deaf and deaf–blind people and difficulties here underlie developmental, psychological and emotional problems and delay or prevent appropriate assessment and treatment. Children may have additional problems associated with the
cause of their sensory impairment and need early multi-disciplinary intervention. Emotional and practical support is needed for families to make fully informed choices. Those with and without sensory impairment need the same access to mental health services and this is particularly difficult to achieve for deaf and deaf–blind people. Local and specialist teams need to work together to implement the National Service Framework for this vulnerable patient group. Visual and hearing problems are seen as medical problems and as disabilities. However, the main concerns of those affected by the total or partial absence of sight and/or hearing are usually how to live, how to learn and how to communicate. Their difficulties are often as much to do with society’s attitudes towards them as with the direct effect of sensory impairment. Helen Keller (1948) said that blindness cut her off from things and deafness from people. She wrote ‘I have found deafness to be a much greater handicap than blindness. Deafness … cheats many of their birthright to knowledge’ (quoted in Grant, 1987) The effect of sight and/or hearing loss depends on the degree of loss and the age at and speed of onset. ]
Expert answered|gagseeker|Points 20|
Question
Asked 3/9/2012 12:14:13 PM
0 Answers/Comments
Get an answer
New answers
Rating

There are no new answers.

Comments

There are no comments.

Add an answer or comment
Log in or sign up first.
Questions asked by the same visitor
describe the features of two way communication
Weegy: The communication that takes place between two parties (sender and receiver)- is known as two-way communication. But the main feature of two-way communication is the flow of information from both ways. [ In two-way communication first sender a message and the receiver provides response to the sender ] (More)
Question
Expert Answered
Asked 3/9/2012 12:03:36 PM
0 Answers/Comments
explain how own role can impact on the dynamics of two way communication with individuals with sensory loss
Weegy: Cognitive Disabilities - in general : Be prepared to repeat what you say Ð orally, in writing, [ or using multiple formats - to communicate with the person. Offer assistance in understanding written instructions and in completing forms or documents. Provide extra time for decision-making. Be patient, flexible, and supportive. Take time to listen to, and understand the individual and make sure the individual understands you. Adjust the length of conversations to maximize the individual's ability to remain attentive and decrease stress level. Give instructions and have discussions in a quiet, informal, distraction-free environment. Describe job tasks clearly, concisely, and simply. Break down large tasks into clearly defined small, sequential steps, keeping verbal descriptions short and direct. Use concrete terms and avoid abstract ideas ............... ] (More)
Question
Expert Answered
Asked 3/9/2012 12:22:05 PM
0 Answers/Comments
18,427,624 questions answered
Popular Conversations
It rained yesterday and is supposed to be sunny today. This is an ...
Weegy: It is an example of B) climate. User: In Hawaii, you can almost always expect 80°F temperatures and daily ...
11/23/2014 3:21:11 AM| 3 Answers
How is the infinitive used in the sentence? Are those cowboy boots ...
Weegy: I need some time to think. Infinitive: To think; Use: Adjective User: How is the infinitive used in the ...
11/24/2014 10:27:35 AM| 3 Answers
9. Which kind of phrase are the underlined words in the sentence? ...
Weegy: The water from the well smells funny to me. The phrase from the well is an adjective phrase. User: Which ...
11/24/2014 12:03:46 PM| 3 Answers
United by common purpose with the majority power residing in the ...
Weegy: United by a common purpose, with the majority of power residing in the states is descriptive of Confederate ...
11/23/2014 12:33:41 AM| 2 Answers
Well, you see, I am accepting the Nobel Prize in literature. a. ...
Weegy: Well, you see, I am accepting the Nobel Prize in literature. The word well is an interjection. User: The ...
11/23/2014 1:40:22 AM| 2 Answers
Minorities and women found employment opportunities mainly a. in ...
Weegy: During World War I minorities and women found employment opportunities mainly in war-related industries. ...
11/23/2014 6:48:35 AM| 2 Answers
In addition to replacing the president if necessary, it's the duty ...
Weegy: In addition to replacing the president if necessary, it's the duty of the vice president to preside over the ...
11/23/2014 7:20:50 AM| 2 Answers
how do I get points
11/23/2014 9:19:57 AM| 2 Answers
Select the product of (5x - 4)(5x + 9). 25x2 - 25x - 36 50x - ...
Weegy: (5x + 1)? User: Select the product of (5x - 4)(5x + 9). a. 25x2 - 25x - 36 b. 50x - 36 c. 25x2 + 25x - ...
11/23/2014 2:08:28 PM| 2 Answers
22n 22 - n n + 22 n - 22
Weegy: N - 8 = 22 represents "the difference between a number and eight is twenty-two". User: Select the expression ...
11/23/2014 3:02:40 PM| 2 Answers
what does the expression 22n means?
11/23/2014 3:05:20 PM| 2 Answers
Weegy Stuff
S
L
1
L
P
C
1
P
C
1
L
P
C
1
Points 2473 [Total 14184]| Ratings 10| Comments 2373| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
Points 1322 [Total 3608]| Ratings 0| Comments 1322| Invitations 0|Offline
S
1
L
1
L
P
P
L
P
Points 736 [Total 14110]| Ratings 0| Comments 736| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
Points 731 [Total 1252]| Ratings 6| Comments 671| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 549 [Total 581]| Ratings 1| Comments 539| Invitations 0|Offline
S
1
L
L
Points 222 [Total 6616]| Ratings 0| Comments 222| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
Points 156 [Total 1452]| Ratings 3| Comments 126| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 50 [Total 50]| Ratings 0| Comments 0| Invitations 5|Offline
S
Points 46 [Total 46]| Ratings 3| Comments 6| Invitations 1|Offline
S
Points 40 [Total 40]| Ratings 4| Comments 0| Invitations 0|Offline
Home | Contact | Blog | About | Terms | Privacy | Social | ©2014 Purple Inc.