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Prim Care. 2007 Jun;34(2):407-26; abstract ix.

Psychologic impact of deafness on the child and adolescent.

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National Mission Initiatives, Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center, Gallaudet University, Washington, DC 20002, USA. asiah.mason@gallaudet.edu

Abstract

The purpose of this article is to provide a brief overview of the psychologic impact (stimuli and events that influence cognitive, social, and emotional development) of deafness on children and adolescents. In addition, methods for connecting with families to provide information, support, and resources to enhance deaf children's development are described.

PMID:
17666235
DOI:
10.1016/j.pop.2007.04.003
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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