Activating Solutions to Alcoholism among the Hearing Impaired
Up to the present time, any researcher who reviews the literature will find no study, article, or book on the problem of alcoholism among deaf people (Miles, 1978). Ask any person in the deaf community and she/he will tell you that alcoholism is not a problem among deaf people. Alcoholism among deaf clients is hardly ever mentioned in agency reports. This paper discusses the unique problem posed by the uncounted, unreached, and untreated deaf alcoholic. The following analysis will disclose the ample existence of deaf alcoholics, the factors that account for their obscurity, and some solutions to their hopeless predicament.
KeywordsDeaf People Deaf Community Alcoholism Intervention Deaf Person Deaf Group
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