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By John Oyiborhoro

This ebook addresses an underserved region within the box of diagnostic and rehabilitative audiology, particularly, individuals with disabilities. the 1st part provides an summary of particular disabilities and the way diverse cultural practices impression on their administration; the second one part makes a speciality of the overview of listening to impairment inside a variety of disabled teams; and the 3rd part concentrates on total techniques to audiologic administration. evaluate and evaluate chapters comprise instances of individuals with AIDS and HIV, Cerebral Palsy, visible Impairments, Down Syndrome, Older Adults with Alzheimer's sickness, in addition to others. The booklet will serve audiences: practising audiologists and different listening to healthcare companies who paintings with disabled populations, in addition to graduate scholars of audiology and scientific scholars in Au.D. courses.

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What are their reactions to loud sounds? People with autism are known to have unusual auditory de¢cits (Konstantareas & Homatidis, 1987; Schlopler, Reichler, DeVellis, & Daly, 1980). Autistic consumers often show inconsistent responses to acoustic stimuli. They are usually unresponsive to human voices and often avoid making any direct eye contact. Consumers with autistic features are hypersensitive to sounds (McCormick, 1995) and may make quick responses to loud ‘‘nonsense’’ or mechanical sounds, especially if such sounds are presented when the consumer is in a calm and undistracted state.

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