Communication impairments refer to any disorder that impairs language abilities, speaking, hearing, or otherwise normal communication with others. Communication is essential to learn, work, and social interaction. Any impairment in communication can cause disturbance in every aspect of a persons life. These communication disorders may range from simple sound substitution to the inability to understand. It can be categorized into two main groups: hearing disorder and speech & language disorder.
Communication disorders are usually first diagnosed in childhood or adolescence. Treatment involves the following methods: helping the patients to develop and improve their communication abilities, developing coping strategies and alternative communication options
and uses of stimulant medications as a treatment for any impulsivity or hyperactivity symptoms that may be present. The open access journals are peer reviewed scholarly journals of Journal of Communication Disorders, Deaf Studies & Hearing Aids. The top open access journals are freely available on the public internet domain, allowing any end users to read, download, copy, distribute, prink, search or link to the full texts of the articles. These provide high quality, meticulously reviewed and rapid publication, to cater the insistent need of scientific community. These journals are indexed with all their citations noted. The top open access journals are indexed in SCOPUS, COPERNICUS, CAS, EBSCO and ISI.
Last date updated on July, 2014