Portland State University. School of Social Work
Date of Publication
Master of Social Work (MSW)
Social work with people with disabilities, Dutch Electronic Art Festival, Deaf
1 online resource (112 p.)
This paper will identify the problems faced by deaf people in terms of social and emotional, and then discuss the research on factors which contribute to the problems. The first section will define deafness, investigate the psychological characteristics of the deaf, and then identify the incidence of mental or emotional problems. The second section will review the literature on factors which contribute to the emotional problems of the deaf. The final section will review the literature on the service system available to the deaf. Throughout this presentation, the writer will summarize with personal conclusions. These summaries will both capsulize the literature and explain the writer’s value stance.
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Walsh, Patrick F., "Service delivery to deaf persons : a survey and proposal" (1977). Dissertations and Theses. Paper 1982.