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PURPOSE This article examined the phonological skills of 2 groups of Cantonese-speaking children with prelingual, profound bilateral hearing loss. The phonological abilities of 7 children fitted with hearing aids were compared with the abilities of 7 children who wore cochlear implants. METHOD Participants in each group ranged in age from 5;1 to 6;4… (More)
The study investigated the phonological awareness abilities of Cantonese-speaking pre-schoolers with cochlear implants. Participants were 15 Cantonese-speaking children with cochlear implants (CIs) aged 3.08-6.10, chronological-age-matched with 15 children with normal hearing. Each participant performed 10 tasks evaluating different levels of phonological… (More)
This paper reports the phoneme repertoires and phonological error patterns of 600 Chinese-speaking children aged 2;0 to 7;0. The findings support the hypotheses that phonological acquisition is influenced by the ambient language and the mother tongue.