Are "dual sensory impairment" and "deafblindness" the same thing?
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What is it about?
We studied what terminology different professionals use when the refer to combined vision and hearing loss.
Why is it important?
In order to facilitate communication among stakeholders in multi-disciplinary healthcare, we need to be aware of how we each communicate relevant information in overlapping fields. In the rehabilitation of individuals with vision and hearing loss, care is automatically involving multiple health care professionals, but they do not always use terminology that all agree upon. This article aims to improve this communication challenge.
The following have contributed to this page: Dr Walter Wittich