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The Parents’ Perspective of the Early Diagnostic Period of their Child with Hearing Loss: Information and Support
(International Journal of Audiology, 2017)
Objective: This study aimed to explore the perspectives of caregivers regarding the information and support they received following diagnosis of their child’s hearing loss. Design: A mixed methods explanatory sequential ...
Spoken language and everyday functioning in 5-year-old children using hearing aids or cochlear implants
This study investigated the factors influencing 5-year language, speech, and everyday functioning of children with congenital hearing loss. Design: Standardised tests including PLS-4, PPVT-4 and DEAP were directly ...
Chapter 32. Managing infants and children with auditory neuropathy spectrum disorder (ANSD)
(Thieme Publishers, 2017)
Key Points 1. ANSD is a heterogeneous disorder and has a number of potential sites-of-lesion depending on the underlying cause. Hence, the hearing configuration, speech perception, and functional and speech language ...
Chapter 27. The Importance of Early Intervention for Infants and Children with Hearing Loss
(Thieme Publishers, 2017)
Key Points 1. The literature on the effectiveness of intervention for improving outcomes of children with hearing loss at a population level has equivocal findings. 2. The LOCHI study addresses the evidence gap by ...
A systematic review of electric-acoustic stimulation : device fitting ranges, outcomes, and clinical fitting practices
(Trends in Amplification, 2013)
Outcomes of Early- and Late-identified Children at 3 Years of Age: Findings from a Prospective Population-based Study
Objectives—To address the question of whether, on a population level, early detection and amplification improve outcomes of children with hearing impairment. Design—All families of children who were born between 2002 and ...
Predictors of Early Reading Skill in 5-Year-Old Children With Hearing Loss Who Use Spoken Language
This research investigated the concurrent association between early reading skills and phonological awareness ( PA ), print knowledge, language, cognitive, and demographic variables in 101 five-year-old children with ...
A randomized controlled comparison of NAL and DSL prescriptions for young children: Hearing-aid characteristics and performance outcomes at three years of age
Objective—To determine the influence of choice of prescription and other child-, family- and intervention-related factors on speech, language, and functional performance of hearing-impaired children by three years of ...
WHEN EXPECTATION MEETS EXPERIENCE: PARENTS’ RECOLLECTIONS OF AND EXPERIENCES WITH A CHILD DIAGNOSED WITH HEARING LOSS SOON AFTER BIRTH
Objective—To examine parents’ recollections of and their experiences with bringing up a child diagnosed with hearing loss at a very young age. Design—Based on the analysis of informal parent discussion groups, four ...