Hearing

Simply Health: Hearing - What is Hearing Loss? (2009)

This is one in a series of booklets prepared by the Calgary-based Vocational and Rehabilitation Research Institute (VRRI), an agency that helps people with disabilities as well as the community at large.

The authors explain how the ear works and describe the signs of hearing loss. They also describe basic and advanced hearing tests and discuss the devices available to cope with hearing loss.

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2011-10-21

Young Deaf Adults (2003)

Perceptions of Career Planning, Goal Setting and Literacy

This research project examined barriers that young Deaf adults currently face with regard to career planning and life goal setting; young adults' perception of the significance of low literacy as a barrier to career planning and goal setting as weighted against other perceived barriers, and; young adults' perceptions of the importance of literacy, training in order to career plan or set goals.

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2005-01-25

Workforce Literacy and the Deaf Stream Literacy Classroom (2003)

A Picture of Literacy Programs' Workforce Activities

This study was created as a result of discussions among Deaf stream practitioners about their challenges with meeting the individual needs of learners with employment goals; their comments about the importance of working toward independence goals in the classroom; and G.O.L.D.'s (Goal: Ontario Literacy for Deaf People) own lack of understanding about the importance and weight of workforce literacy activities in the Deaf stream literacy classro

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2005-01-25

Growing Old? Not Me! (2000)

A Guide for Healthy Aging

While this book is aimed at those who are trying to improve their reading skills, it is hoped that the contents will be of interest to all those who feel they are too busy to grow old.

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2002-08-21
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