Nachiketa Rout

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A significant proportion of school children are hearing impaired and they suffer from various academic and adjustment problems. Identification of risk factors will help in containing the problems. In this context this study aims to find the causative factors of hearing impairment. Data obtained from 1000 case files indicated that mean age of detection by(More)
Counseling training in graduate programs continues to be underrepresented. If parental queries are not addressed adequately, they keep visiting one doctor after another. Objective. The aim of the study is to identify maternal needs of children with hearing impairment at two stages of habilitation, that is, just after diagnosis (group I) and after receiving(More)
Since 2000, it has been well established that literacy skills are the outgrowth of linguistic capabilities and Specific Learning Disorder (SLD) is a language based disorder. A definite role for the speech language pathologist in management of this group has been well elaborated by speech therapist s (ASHA, 2001; 2004). However the same does not get(More)
Phonics skills are considered to be the predictors of reading disability, which is off late viewed as a language based disorder. The aim of the present study is to compare the phonics skills of high and low academic achievers across Bengali and English. A checklist consisting of three parameters was developed in both the languages to assess phonics skills.(More)
OBJECTIVE To identify the perception of the train passengers about the cause and the management of hearing loss. METHODOLOGY A total of 115 passengers, 90 males and 25 females, in the age range of 13-80 years (mean: 39.19, standard deviation: 15.4) years. RESULTS From the survey, it is found that most of the participants (82.6%) had seen a person with(More)
BACKGROUND Rhyming ability is among the earliest metaphonological skills to be acquired during the process of speech and language acquisition. Metalinguistic skills, particularly metaphonological skills, greatly influence language learning during early, school grades and reportedly children with learning disorders are poor at these skills. AIM AND(More)
This study compares the functional language performance of Tamil-speaking children (n = 30) who received a cochlear implant (CI) before 2 years of age (earlier implanted group: EIG) and between 3 and 4 years of age (later implanted group: LIG). Everyday functional language of children was evaluated by interviewing parents using the adapted Parents'(More)
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