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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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The influence of aural rehabilitation and cognitive style disclosure on the perception of hearing handicap.
The aim of the programme is to increase and encourage further Speech and Language Specialists and Special Needs Teachers to gain practical and applied skills in aural rehabilitation activities and skills for students with hearing impairment.
The fact that only 26% of audiologists reported providing aural rehabilitation on a weekly basis could highlight a lack of resources (e.
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).
Taylor examined the effect of group composition on an 8- to 10-hour aural rehabilitation program [41].
Several approaches to aural rehabilitation in patients with unilateral or asymmetric hearing loss have been suggested.
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.
Visual and aural rehabilitation programs must concomitantly compensate for these changes and improve functional competence in everyday tasks.
of Pittsburgh) incorporate new chapters on literacy development, genetics, neurogenic speech disorders, dysphagia, and aural rehabilitation in this updated introductory text.