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Title Handbook of communication and people with disabilities : research and application / edited by Dawn O. Braithwaite, Teresa L. Thompson
Published Mahwah, N.J. ; London : Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Publishers, 2000

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Description xviii, 555 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series LEA's communication series
LEA's communication series.
Contents Introduction: A History of Communication and Disability Research: The Way We Were / Teresa L. Thompson -- I. Interpersonal and Relationship Issues. 1. Communication and the Management of Dialectical Tensions in the Personal Relationships of People With Disabilities / Dawn O. Braithwaite and Lynn M. Harter. 2. Society, Sexuality, and Disabled/Ablebodied Romantic Relationships / Sally A. Nemeth. 3. Embodiment and Dis-Embodiment: Identity Trans-Formation of Persons With Physical Disabilities / Thuy-Phuong Do and Patricia Geist. 4. Help Between Persons With and Without Disabilities From a Resource Theory Perspective / Kari P. Soule and Michael E. Roloff. 5. Opening Up Spaces for Difference Via a Feminist Phenomenological Approach to Disability / S. Marie Westhaver -- II. People with Disabilities in Organizational Settings. 6. Effective Communication to Enhance Special Education / Ida Malian and Ann Nevin. 7. Communication and Students With Disabilities on College Campuses / David W. Worley. 8. What Is Reasonable? Workplace Communication and People Who Are Disabled / Audra L. Colvert and John W. Smith. 9. Communication Strategies in Employment Interviews for Applicants With Disabilities / Kelly P. Herold. 10. Disability and Culture: Effects on Multicultural Relations in Modern Organizations / Gary L. Kreps -- III. Disability and Culture. 11. Interability Communication: Theoretical Perspectives / Susan A. Fox, Howard Giles and Mark P. Orbe / [et al.]. 12. Negotiating Personal Identities Among People With and Without Identified Disabilities: The Role of Identity Management / Gerianne Merrigan. 13. Intercultural Views of People With Disabilities in Asia and Africa / Miho Iwakuma and Jon F. Nussbaum. 14. Deaf Activists in the Rhetorical Transformation of the Construct of Disability / Kara Shultz -- IV. Media and Technologies. 15. If They Limp, They Lead? News Representations and the Hierarchy of Disability Images / Beth Haller. 16. Film Images of People With Disabilities / Kim Wolfson and Martin F. Norden. 17. Invisible No More: Advertising and People With Disabilities / Olan Farnall. 18. The Uses and Abuses of Computer-Mediated Communication for People With Disabilities / Susan Anne Fox -- V. Communication Issues as they Impact Specific Types of Disabilities. 19. Reducing Uncertainty Through Communication During Adjustment to Disability: Living With Spinal Cord Injury / Roxanne Parrott, Tricia Stuart and Adrian Bennett Cairns. 20. When the Deaf and the Hearing Interact: Communication Features, Relationships, and Disability Issues / Anne McIntosh. 21. Sighting Sound/Sounding Sight: The "Violence" of Deaf-Hearing Communication / Heidi M. Rose and Andrew R. Smith. 22. Communication and the Blind or Visually Impaired / John W. Smith and Krishna P. Kandath. 23. Invisible Disability / Cynthia K. Matthews and Nancy Grant Harrington. 24. Communicating With Persons Who Stutter: Perceptions and Strategies / Bryan B. Whaley and Mindi Ann Golden. 25. Children and Adults Who Experience Difficulty With Speech / Mary Ann Romski and Rose A. Sevcik. 26. Overcoming Loss of Voice / Al Weitzel. 27. Interpersonal Roulette and HIV/AIDS as Disability: Stigma and Social Support in Tension / Rebecca J. Cline and Nelya J. McKenzie. 28. The Margins of Communication: Coping With Adult Dementia / Joachim Knuf -- VI. Setting a Future Agenda for Communication and Disability Research. 29. Communication and Disability Research: A Productive Past and a Bright Future / Dawn O. Braithwaite and Teresa L. Thompson
Summary "This handbook represents the first comprehensive collection of research on communication and people with disabilities. Editors Dawn O. Braithwaite and Teresa L. Thompson have brought together original contributions focusing on the identity, social, and relationship adjustments faced by people with disabilities and those with whom they relate. Essays report on topics across the communication spectrum - interpersonal and relationship issues, people with disabilities in organizational settings, disability and culture, media and technologies, communication issues as they impact specific types of disabilities - and establish a future agenda for communication and disability research. Each chapter provides a state-of-the-art literature review, practical applications of the material, and key words and discussion questions to facilitate classroom use."--BOOK JACKET
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Communication devices for people with disabilities -- United States.
Communication devices for people with disabilities.
People with disabilities -- Means of communication -- United States.
Communication in services for people with disabilities -- United States.
People with disabilities -- Means of communication.
Sociology of disability -- United States.
Author Braithwaite, Dawn O.
Thompson, Teresa L.
LC no. 99029094
ISBN 0805830596 (cloth : alk. paper)