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heme 2

ch 8&9 special needs and adult ed

Qualified interpreters, hearing aids, TDD, computer aided transcription are all auxiliary aids to assist in communication
ADA Americans with Disabilities Act
Examples of accessible design would be adequate handicapped spaces; wheelchair ramps; lower service counters; wider doorways and elevators
LEP limited English proficiency
this term incorporates several variables including ethnicity, race, and religious beliefs cultural diversity
consider direct eye contact to be respectful western civilization and latin countries
may consider eye contact to be offensive Asians and Middle Easterners
this culture considers it offensive to be touched by the opposite sex Middle Eastern
native language of the deaf in the US ASL
this culture considers it offensive to be touched by the opposite sex Middle Eastern
ASL American Sign Language
whenever a guide dog has this on he is considered to be working harness
whenever a guide or companion dog is working you should never pet, speak to or try to feed the dog
a dog wearing a harness is usually a guide dog for the blind
a guide dog for the hearing impaired will have an orange leash
when leading a blind person you should allow the person to hold onto to you and walk a few steps ahead of them
most seniors like to be addressed by Mr. or Mrs.
a deterioration of intellectual functioning that affects the persons memory dementia
barriers to adult education may include money; time; interest; child care; transportation
type of learner that likes to read and look at picutres visual
type of learner that likes to listen audio
type of learner that learns by touching, holding and doing tactile
a variety of types of questions that draw the patient into the conversation adaptive questioning
simple repetition of the information echoing
a way to identify with the patients feellings empathy
lets the patient know that you consider his feelings to be legitatmate validation
reassure the patient to alleviate stress and anxiety reassurance
restate the material summerization
nonverbal communication includes eye contact; body language and active listening
information to include when educating a patient about medication use of the drug; directions for taking the drug; common side effects; contraindications; economic information
community resources may include adult day care; transportation services; PT and OT; support groups
Created by: clarevoyant1019



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