Dedication.- Foreword.- Acknowledgements.- Introduction.- Chapter 1. Critical Issues in the Application of Resilience Frameworks to the Experiences of Deaf Children and Young People.- Infancy & Toddlerhood.- Chapter 2. Attachment Formation Among Deaf Infants and their Primary Caregivers: Is Being Deaf a Risk Factor for Insecure Attachment?.- Chapter 3. Deaf Parents as Sources of Positive Development and Resilience for Deaf Infants.- Chapter 4. Risk and Resiliency of Infants/Toddlers who are Deaf: Assessment and Intervention Issues.- Childhood.- Chapter 5. Developing a Concept of Self and Other: Risk and Protective Factors.- Chapter 6. Risk and Resilience for Social Competence: Deaf Students in General Education Classrooms.- Chapter 7. Enhancing Resilience to Mental Health Disorders in Deaf School Children.- Chapter 8. Promoting Resilience: Suggestions for Families, Professionals and Students.- Adolescence.- Chapter 9. Whose Literacy Is It, Anyway? Strengths Based Guidelines for Transforming the Developmental Environments of Deaf Children and Adolescents.- Chapter 10. Building Resilience in Adolescence: The Influences of Individual, Family, School and Community Perspectives and Practices.- Chapter 11. Community Cultural Wealth and Deaf Adolescents' Resilience.- Chapter 12. Promoting Resilience in Deaf Adolescents.- Emerging Adulthood.- Chapter 13. Self-Efficacy in the Management of Anticipated Work-Family Conflict as a Resilience Factor Among Young Deaf.- Chapter 14. Psychological Well-Being in Emerging Adults who are Deaf.- Chapter 15. Resiliency and the Emerging Deaf Adult.- Epilogue.
Is the first book of its kind to comprehensively address positive adaptation from birth to emerging adulthood among the D/deaf and hard of hearing
Is the first edited volume that addresses both theory and empirical research
Is authored by leading experts in the field, both hearing and deaf, and their contributions respond to a growing information need among scholars for a book on this topic