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Older Adults With Age-Related Sensory Loss

Cynthia Stuen

in Handbook of Social Work in Health and Aging

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195173727
eISBN:
9780199893218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173727.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Sensory impairment has a profound impact on older persons, affecting their health, mental health, and quality of life status. Recognition of and attention to age-related sensory loss, particularly ... More


Sensory Substitution and Augmentation

Fiona Macpherson (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780197266441
eISBN:
9780191884207
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266441.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Sensory substitution and augmentation devices are built to try to replace or enhance one sense by using another sense. For example, in tactile–vision, stimulation of the skin driven by input to a ... More


Somatosensory and Motor Processes

Joan Stiles, Judy S. Reilly, Susan C. Levine, Doris A. Trauner, and Ruth Nass

in Neural Plasticity and Cognitive Development: Insights from Children with Perinatal Brain Injury

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195389944
eISBN:
9780190255718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195389944.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter discusses studies focusing on children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy (CP) of any etiology. Topics covered include motor development after early focal lesions and the emergence of ... More


Meeting the standard but failing the test: children and young people with sensory impairments

Olga Miller, Rory Cobb, and Paul Simpson

in Education, disability and social policy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423375
eISBN:
9781447302186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423375.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter focuses on issues surrounding the relationship of the assessment and attainment of children and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities that arise from visual, ... More


Dimensions of Health in the Elderly Population

David M. Cutler and Mary Beth Landrum

in Investigations in the Economics of Aging

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226903132
eISBN:
9780226903163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226903163.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter examines the multifaceted health of the elderly and how health along multiple dimensions has changed over time. It shows that health has several dimensions: one which is largely severe ... More


Central pain

L. S. Illis

in Spinal Cord Dysfunction: Volume II: Intervention and Treatment

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780192617873
eISBN:
9780191724312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192617873.003.0010
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System

Central pain is the term used for pain, arising from lesions confined to the central nervous system, which is of an intense unbearable nature and often found in association with particularly ... More


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