Health Communication: Deaf Signers
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Smith, SR., Kushalnagar, P., & Hauser, PC. (2015). Deaf adolescents’ learning of cardiovascular
health information: Sources and access challenges. Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education.
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Quality of Life: Deaf and Hard of Hearing Population
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deafness. Advances, opportunities and challenges. Ed. Benito Estrada. Gallaudet University Press.
Kushalnagar, P., McKee, M., Smith, SR., Hopper, M., Kavin, D., & Atcherson, SR. (2014).
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Health Journal, 7, 3.
Schick, B., Skalicky, A., Edwards, T., Kushalnagar, P., Topolski, TD., & Patrick, DL (2013).
School Placement and Perceived Quality of Life in Youth who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing.
Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 18, 47-61.
Kushalnagar, P.; Topolski, TD; Schick, B; Edwards, TE; Skalicky, AM; Patrick, DL (2011). Mode
of communication, perceived level of understanding and perceived quality of life in youth who are
deaf or hard-of-hearing. Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 16, 512-23.
Rashid, K.; Kushalnagar, P.; Kushalnagar R. (2011). How deaf adult signers experience implants:
some preliminary conclusions. In Cochlear Implants: An Evolving Perspective, Eds. Raylene
Paludneviciene and Irene Leigh. Gallaudet University Press, Washington, D.C.
Patrick, DP, Edwards, TC, Skalicky, AM, Leng, M, Topolski, T, Schick, B, Kushalnagar, P., Sie,
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