Do Older Southern Americans Need Education to Understand Their Communication Needs
Educational Studies and Research
Educational goats for the elderly were established after 100 older southern Americans living in a rural/urban area of Mississippi were surveyed regarding knowledge of their communication needs. Many subjects indicated a basic but minimal knowledge of hearing disorders (42%) and hearing aids (74%). Few subjects indicated that they knew of someone with a speech disorder (5%) or of a professional who could help people with a speech problem (31%).
Carlin, M. F.,
Saniga, R. D.
(1992). Do Older Southern Americans Need Education to Understand Their Communication Needs. Educational Gerontology, 18(3), 249-255.
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