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Rehabilitation for deafened adults: A puzzle with missing pieces

  title={Rehabilitation for deafened adults: A puzzle with missing pieces},
  author={Miguel Oswald Aguayo},
This study explored the psychological and social impact of adventitious deafkess, and the rehabilitation services that were offered to individuals who acquired this condition in adulthood. Qualitative interviews were conducted with a sample of eight deafened adults, who were recruited fiom across Ontario. The results show that medical interventions (e.g., audiometric testing, hearing aid provision, and cochlear implantation) were relied on exclusively as a rehabilitation approach in providing… Expand
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