Title

Quality of Life For DeafBlind Individuals: Comparing the Effect of Living With and Without Support Service Providers

Date

5-31-2018 1:00 PM

End Time

31-5-2018 3:00 PM

Location

WUC Summit

Session Chair

Chien-Chun Lin

Session Title

Deaf Studies and Professional Studies posters

Presentation Type

Poster session

Faculty Sponsor(s)

Elisa Maroney

Abstract

Two online surveys were developed using Kidscreen's (2004) survey. One survey was designed for DeafBlind Individuals with service support providers (SSPs), the other for DeafBlind individuals wihtout SSPs. The two surveys asked similar questions. The group that has a larger number of positive responses indicates which group has a higher quality of life. This research has shown that DeafBlind poeple with SSPs have a higher quality of life.

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Quality of Life For DeafBlind Individuals: Comparing the Effect of Living With and Without Support Service Providers

WUC Summit

Two online surveys were developed using Kidscreen's (2004) survey. One survey was designed for DeafBlind Individuals with service support providers (SSPs), the other for DeafBlind individuals wihtout SSPs. The two surveys asked similar questions. The group that has a larger number of positive responses indicates which group has a higher quality of life. This research has shown that DeafBlind poeple with SSPs have a higher quality of life.