Acquisition profiles of syllable-initial consonants in Mandarin-speaking children with cochlear implants.

@article{Lin2003AcquisitionPO,
  title={Acquisition profiles of syllable-initial consonants in Mandarin-speaking children with cochlear implants.},
  author={Yung-Song Lin and Shu-Chen Peng},
  journal={Acta oto-laryngologica},
  year={2003},
  volume={123 9},
  pages={1046-53}
}
OBJECTIVES To examine the production and discrimination skills of Mandarin initial-consonant syllables in children with cochlear implants (CIs), as a function of both age at implantation and length of CI experience. In addition, we also aimed to evaluate the relationship between these children's perception and production profiles. MATERIAL AND METHODS Thirty prelingually deaf children aged between 6 years 0 months and 12 years 6 months who received their implants between the ages of 2 years 3… CONTINUE READING