Deaf studies include the scientific study of the deaf people, their culture and the sign language. Deaf studies comprise a research oriented study of the deaf related aspects of an individual. It is concerned with the study of the social life of deaf individuals and human groups. Deafness can occur due to frequent ear infections and or sensory impairments. During language acquisition a consistent trouble with hearing may lead to spoken language problems too. Frequent ear infections in children may slowly develop problems in pronouncing the words correctly. These disorders can also occur with people who use sign language. It should be noted that inability to hear is not in itself a communication disorder. Deafness significantly interferes with an individuals ability and or quality of life. Therefore one may find it important to know an operational assessment or finding a diagnosis for the deafness. 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