Disability as Diversity: A Guidebook for Inclusion in Medicine, Nursing, and the Health Professions
Edited by Lisa Meeks, and with contributions by Dr. Chris Moreland, this recently published (2020) book provides educators with the ‘perspectives and skills they need to bring disability inclusion to the forefront of health education.’ An essential read for disability coordinators and their peers.
Deaf Professionals and Designated Interpreters: A New Paradigm
Deaf Professionals and Designated Interpreters: A New Paradigm defines a new model that depends upon strong partnerships between the growing number of deaf experts and their interpreters. Editors Peter C. Hauser, Karen L. Finch, and Angela B. Hauser have called upon more than a score of widely respected researchers to discuss the new dynamics of interpreting for deaf professionals.
The Exceptional Nurse
Tales from the trenches of truly resilient nurses working with disabilities.
The Guide to Assisting Students With Disabilities: Equal Access in Health Science and Professional Education
Students with disabilities studying health sciences face unique challenges within their educational environments that require distinct accommodations. This manual is a vital resource for administrators and faculty in health science programs that describes how to create accommodations that meet the needs of students with disabilities in academic health science settings.
Hearing Assistive and Access Technology
Hearing Assistive and Access Technology provides both fundamental and current information on hearing assistive technologies including FM systems, hearing loop systems, infrared systems, various short-range wireless device communications, as well as other auditory and visual access technologies for individuals who are deaf and hard of hearing.
When the Phone Rings, My Bed Shakes
Zazove, deaf since birth, uses a bed-shaking device each morning to wake up. This inspiring first-person narrative tells how he overcame his handicap to establish a thriving practice and a family first in Utah, and eventually in Michigan. Zazove attended Rutgers Medical School and earned his M.D. degree from Washington University.
A Walk in My Moccasins: Memoirs of a Deaf Physician
Imagine waking up to an alarm clock, but it is a soft hum. Imagine walking into a bathroom and not hearing water running. In the dark, you are all alone with no sound. When you talk, everything is muted. When you see people speak, you see lips moving and a low decibel humming sound. A Walk in My Moccasins is a journey about learning, experiencing, making mistakes, and just plain luck.
In Our Hands: Educating Healthcare Interpreters
Deaf Americans have identified healthcare as the most difficult setting in which to obtain a qualified interpreter. Yet, relatively little attention has been given to developing evidence-based resources and a standardized body of knowledge to educate healthcare interpreters. In Our Hands: Educating Healthcare Interpreters addresses these concerns by delineating the best practices for preparing interpreters to facilitate full access for deaf people in healthcare settings.
Investigations in Healthcare Interpreting
This new volume in the Studies in Interpretation series addresses critical topics in communication in healthcare settings around the world.
The Demand Control Schema: Interpreting as a Practice Profession
The authors have been developing the demand control schema (DC-S) and their practice-profession approach to community interpreting since 1995. With its early roots pertaining to occupational health in the interpreting field, DC-S has evolved into a holistic work analysis framework which guides interpreters in their development of ethical and effective decision-making skills.
Creating a Culture of Accessibility in the Sciences
Creating a Culture of Accessibility in the Sciences provides insights and advice on integrating students with disabilities into the STEM fields. Each chapter features research and best practices that are interwoven with experiential narratives.
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