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HOSPISIGN: AN INTERACTIVE SIGN LANGUAGE PLATFORM FOR HEARING IMPAIRED

Muhammed Süzgün, Hilal Özdemir, Necati Camgöz, Ahmet Kındıroğlu, Doğaç Başaran, Cengiz Togay, Lale Akarun
2015 Journal of Naval Science and Engineering  
Sign language is the natural medium of communication for the Deaf community.  ...  In this study, we have developed an interactive communication interface for hospitals, HospiSign, using computer vision based sign language recognition methods.  ...  One of the earliest tools was the TESSA (Text and Sign Support Assistant) [14, 15] , which was developed for the UK Post Office to assist a post office clerk in communicating with a Deaf person.  ... 
doaj:fc2888286a074d17b648b168c64ce764 fatcat:ksecv5a64jennd54ufwh74upqe

Online Healthcare Consultation System for Deaf & Dumb During Pandemic Situation

Sampada Wazalwar
2020 Bioscience Biotechnology Research Communications  
ACKNOWlEDgEMENTS We want to acknowledge following people for providing valuable inputs for  ...  Deaf & dumb cannot do this because of communication language as sign language is not known to all & even there is also restrictions for medical terms in sign language dictionary. use of assistive technology  ...  Thus, there is always a need of sign recognition & interpretation system which will translate sign language to spoken language in understandable phrases.  ... 
doi:10.21786/bbrc/13.14/50 fatcat:yc7hba4hqna7nlrm2zyhwuaysa

Assistive Technology for Deaf People Based on Android Platform

Emad E. Abdallah, Ebaa Fayyoumi
2016 Procedia Computer Science  
This can be either achieved by voice recognition of words or by typing the words in the Arabic language. The application is then displays the appropriate image(s) in the sign language.  ...  The key feature of this application is employing the Arabic language as a medium of communication to learn all the sign language terms.  ...  Acknowledgements First of all, we would like to thank the Hashemite University for the continuous help and endless support.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procs.2016.08.044 fatcat:rg2syjuhonch7k2ivxlnxwo75i

The Teaching of Sign Language in Undergraduate Nursing Courses: A Descriptive Study as an Attribute to the Integrality of Care

Wiliam César Alves Machado, Carla Oliveira Shubert, Athaynne Ramos de Aguiar Prado, Edicléa Mascarenhas Fernandes, Teresa Tonini, Míriam Garcia Leoni
2015 Health (Irvine, Calif.)  
Conclusion: We conclude that professors are not prepared for the teaching of sign language and that curricula need to be appropriate to the demand of full and indistinct assistance to the population's  ...  The objective of this study is to describe how Brazilian Sign Language is taught in undergraduate Nursing courses.  ...  We are also thankful to the teachers who voluntarily participated in the study and contributed with significant information for this research.  ... 
doi:10.4236/health.2015.714200 fatcat:btuypol5rzgyfpyuwfrprtbefi

Awareness and Usage of Sign Language among Doctors in Main Khartoum Hospitals (Ibrahim Malik, Bahri, Omdurman) October 2017

Sundos Hamza Fadul Modawey
2018 Journal of Communication Disorders Deaf Studies & Hearing Aids  
Conclusion: This study highlights the deficit in using of sign language among doctors that make the medical consultation with deaf patients less effective.  ...  So there is an undeniable need for improving the communication between physicians and deaf patients, non-verbal language is a form of communication that needs to be understood and validated in health services  ...  Thanks also conducted for ALAMAL institute for deaf rehabilitation in Khartoum for their Welcoming. Thankfulness conducted for DR.  ... 
doi:10.4172/2375-4427.1000181 fatcat:tk7mw7bdmverxkrqzt3zd7vxcy

Cultural and Linguistic Barriers to Mental Health Service Access: The Deaf Consumer's Perspective

Annie G. Steinberg, Vicki Joy Sullivan, Ruth C. Loew
1998 American Journal of Psychiatry  
Method: The American Sign Language interviews of 54 deaf adults were analyzed.  ...  Objective: The authors investigated knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs about mental illness and providers held by a group of deaf adults.  ...  Participants were recruited through live announcements at events in the deaf community and were selected on the basis of a communication preference for American Sign Language.  ... 
doi:10.1176/ajp.155.7.982 pmid:9659872 fatcat:n37oxgc4qzbgfje7ph4326gpji

A Historical Perspective of Deaf People and Its Constitution as a Means of Social Movement in Brazil, in Contemporary Times

Ingrid Karla da Nóbrega Beserra
2015 Journal of Cultural and Religious Studies  
also for the maintenance/affirmation of deaf culture.  ...  Among the many claims of this movement highlights the proposed bilingual education for deaf people seeking social knowledge of deafness would mean not only the best form of education for the deaf, but  ...  for amendments related to deaf education; the demonstration by the World Day of Sign Languages, in order to enhance respect and promote the recognition of sign languages; and the National Day of the Deaf  ... 
doi:10.17265/2328-2177/2015.05.002 fatcat:upsbku7ro5fbbe3h7244ce6axa

Deaf people: What every clinician needs to know

Margaret du Feu
2017 BJ Psych Advances  
and how to achieve this with deaf people• Understand the potential impact of deafness on mental and physical health  ...  Restricted communication and uninformed attitudes have adverse effects on the physical and mental health of deaf people.  ...  of bilingual education and the recognition of du Feu national sign languages as full languages (Stokoe 1976 ) all mean that Deaf people are taking their rightful place in society.  ... 
doi:10.1192/apt.bp.116.016154 fatcat:2zn6lfpob5dipk5jkoarselage

Communication with people with hearing disabilities: an integrative review

Rodrigo Sousa De Miranda, Carla Oliveira Shubert, Wiliam César Alves Machado
2014 Revista de Pesquisa : Cuidado é Fundamental Online  
Sign languages are complex as spoken languages, have a structured linguistic system, and are articulated neurologically in the same brain areas as spoken languages.  ...  Results: The 19 articles were grouped in the following categories: communication strategies; professional training; professional relationship with the deaf, and suggestions for improving the communication  ...  Despite the global trend of sign languages having their acronyms with just three letters, as for example, the ASL-American Sign Language and BSL-British Sign Language, the acronym Libras remains in use  ... 
doi:10.9789/2175-5361.2014.v6i4.1695-1706 fatcat:geuqcb25brc2rbk2jxqkkdb3vy

Detecting Memory Impairment in Deaf People: A New Test of Verbal Learning and Memory in British Sign Language

Tanya Denmark, Jane Marshall, Cath Mummery, Penny Roy, Bencie Woll, Joanna Atkinson
2016 Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology  
In response to this need for sign language measures, the British Sign Language Verbal Learning and Memory Test (BSL-VLMT) was developed.  ...  Abstract Objective: Most existing tests of memory and verbal learning in adults were created for spoken languages, and are unsuitable for assessing deaf people who rely on signed languages.  ...  These tests are unsuitable for deaf people who use signed languages.  ... 
doi:10.1093/arclin/acw032 pmid:27353430 pmcid:PMC5860221 fatcat:stlutrmqrjaz7b7zz5z75day3i

Towards an Arabic Sign Language (ArSL) corpus for deaf drivers

Samah Abbas, Hassanin Al-Barhamtoshy, Fahad Alotaibi
2021 PeerJ Computer Science  
Sign language is a common language that deaf people around the world use to communicate with others.  ...  In this paper, we mainly focus on the problem faced by the deaf community in Saudi Arabia as an important member of the society that needs assistance in communicating with others, especially in the field  ...  In the sign language domain, the gesture recognition system uses the following processes: (1) Recognize the deaf signs. ( 2 ) Analyze the sign. (3) Converting that sign into meaningful text (words or  ... 
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.741 fatcat:a2mvu4x7prfmxaiopi6cxu3quu

Degree of Deafness in the School for the Deaf in Akure, Ondo State, Nigeria

Manuwa Idown Akenroye, Ambrose Akinbohun
2020 European Journal of Medical and Health Sciences  
A prospective study of deaf children in a school for the deaf was carried out over a 7-month period from July 2005 to January 2006 at the ENT Department, Ondo State Specialist Hospital, now University  ...  However, the need to know the degree of deafness among those in the school for the deaf so as to know those that can benefit from amplification via the use of high – tech hearing aid or cochlear implant  ...  Olufunke Agagu, wife of the Executive Governor of Ondo State as at the time the research was carried out for her deep love, care and concern for the physically challenged and for all her efforts to make  ... 
doi:10.24018/ejmed.2020.2.4.361 fatcat:rjzub3tw4new3jz3pcp4k77ulu

Legal and practical aspects of access to health care for persons with hearing loss in selected European countries

Karolina Kulińska
2019 Ekonomia  
specificity of hearing impairments and the fact that enhancements in the professional status of sign language interpreters and other communication assistants are needed.  ...  The objective scope of the research includes any type of hearing loss which affects spoken language communication, that is not only d/Deaf but also deafblind and hard of hearing persons, if only their  ...  Again, it was calling for recognition of national sign languages, access to information and sign language services.  ... 
doi:10.19195/2084-4093.24.3.7 fatcat:ljjjb46bbngs3gnw5xe3537py4

A Novel Web Based Dictionary Framework for Indian Sign Language

Jestin Joy, Kannan Balakrishnan, Sreeraj Madhavankutty
2021 SN Computer Science  
Getting to know sign equivalent of a spoken language word is not that easy when accessing a web page. In many cases, people search multimedia sign dictionaries to find the sign equivalent.  ...  Feedback from the participants suggests that the application is found to be helpful for learning ISL Signs.  ...  This article is part of the topical collection "Innovation and Technology for Smart Learning" guest edited by Lam-for Kwok, Junjie Shang, Shinichi Sato and Richard Li.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s42979-021-00533-8 fatcat:ch4n5jd5u5eoxinrmkq2cchqia

Page 3215 of Psychological Abstracts Vol. 92, Issue 9 [page]

2005 Psychological Abstracts  
This prediction is tested for deaf native signers of Australian Sign Language (Auslan), deaf signers of Taiwan Sign Language (TSL), and hearing nonsigners using the Verbs of Motion Production task from  ...  the Test Battery for American Sign Language (ASL) Morphology and Syntax.  ... 
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