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The restoration of former rights, authority, or abilities.

The process of rehabilitating a witness involves restoring the credibility of the witness following Impeachment by the opposing party. Rehabilitating a prisoner refers to preparing him or her for a productive life upon release from prison.


noun adjustment, alteration, development, improvement, instauration, readjustment, rebuilding, reclamation, reconstitution, reconstruction, recreation, recuperation, redemption, reeducation, reestablishment, reformation, reindoctrination, reinstatement, remodeling, renewal, renovation, reorganization, repair, reparation, restitution, restoration, resurrection, return, revival, revivement, revivification, salvation
Associated concepts: company rehabilitation
See also: change, correction, improvement, progress, reconversion, remedy, rendition, renewal, reorganization, repair, reparation
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Effectiveness of counseling-based adult group aural rehabilitation programs: a systematic review of the evidence.
The programme, designed by the American Speech and Hearing Association (Asha) -- certified speech language pathologists -- will help children learn to use their residual hearing to its maximum potential, with the aim of developing their language skills by learning to listen: "There are 20 to 30 similar aural rehabilitation programmes in English but this is the first of its kind with Arabic content, which suits the Arabic and Emirati culture since it helps familiarise the student with his/her surroundings through coloured flash cards that help explain everyday life experiences suitable for different age groups," said Hana Ali Elsa Al Hamdani, Subject Support specialist and team leader for the Abu Dhabi Education Council's (ADEC) Special Needs committee.
4) Aural rehabilitation and amplification should be offered to residents once they have been qualified as candidates for these services.
Despite this evidence, lack of motivation for hearing aid use is the greatest obstacle to successful aural rehabilitation (Weinstein, 1991b).
hi HealthInnovations hearing professionals are available in many cities around the country, offering hearing health seminars in local communities and offering education and aural rehabilitation services in person, over the phone or online.
The good news is that research findings show that the use of hearing aids among individuals with Alzheimer's who have hearing loss, in combination with appropriate aural rehabilitation in a multidisciplinary setting, has helped to reduce symptoms of depression, passivity, negativism, disorientation, anxiety, social isolation, feelings of helplessness, loss of independence and general cognitive decline.
While a number of studies suggest that group aural rehabilitation visits can produce equivalent or better patient outcomes when offered as a supplement to standard care [5-19], only limited observational evidence suggests that group follow-up visits yield hearing aid patient outcomes (e.
Traditionally, the medical community has not demanded the same level of aural rehabilitation for patients with unilateral or asymmetric hearing deficits as it has for patients with symmetric bilateral deficits.
For example, the practitioner may use code 92506--evaluation of speech, language, voice, communication, auditory processing, and/or aural rehabilitation status.
At the present time, vocational rehabilitation programs for late-deafened people appear focused on meeting the needs of people who grow up deaf and aural rehabilitation programs for late-deafened people are designed to encourage auditory training and listening when the auditory function is severely impaired.