Handbook of Communication and People With Disabilities

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Handbook of Communication and People With Disabilities

By Dawn O. Braithwaite

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This Handbook represents the first comprehensive collection of research on communication and people with disabilities. The editors 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 keywords and discussion questions to facilitate classroom use. In providing an outlet for current research on communication and disability issues, this unique collection contributes to the lives of people with and without disabilities, helping them to improve their own communication and relationships. Intended for readers in communication, psychology, sociology, rehabilitation, social work, special education, gerontology, and related disciplines, this handbook is certain to augment further theory and research, as well as offer insights for both personal and professional relationships.

Subject: Social Sciences -> Communications -> Introduction to Human Communication

Handbook of Communication and People With Disabilities
Research and Application
1st edition
Publisher: Taylor & Francis 12/1/99
Imprint: Routledge
Language: English
Length: 576 pages

ISBN 10: 1135675791
ISBN 13: 9781135675790
Print ISBN: 9781138975736

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