Selected Publications

Health Communication: Deaf Signers

Kushalnagar, P., Naturale, J., Paludneviciene, R., Smith, SR, Werfel, E., Doolittle, R., Jacobs, S., DeCaro, J. (2015). Health Websites: Accessibility and Usability for American Sign Language Users. Journal of Health Communication. 30, 8, 830-7.

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. 20, 4, 408-418.

Quality of Life: Deaf and Hard of Hearing Population

Kushalnagar, P., Draganac-Hawk, M, & Patrick, DL (2015). Quality of Life among Latino Deaf/HH Individuals in USA. In After five world congress on mental health and deafness. Advances, opportunities and challenges. Ed. Benito Estrada. Gallaudet University Press.

Kushalnagar, P., McKee, M., Smith, SR., Hopper, M., Kavin, D., & Atcherson, SR. (2014). Conceptual model of quality of life in adults with congenital and early deafness. Disability and 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, K. (2011). Measurement properties of a quality of life instrument for youth who are deaf or hard of hearing (YQOL-DHH). Archives of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, 145, 137-45.