Age at implantation and development of vocal and auditory preverbal skills in implanted deaf children.

@article{Tait2007AgeAI,
  title={Age at implantation and development of vocal and auditory preverbal skills in implanted deaf children.},
  author={Mary E. Tait and Thomas P. Nikolopoulos and Mark E. Lutman},
  journal={International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology},
  year={2007},
  volume={71 4},
  pages={603-10}
}
BACKGROUND Preverbal vocal and auditory skills are essential precursors of spoken language development and they have been shown previously to predict later speech perception and production outcomes in young implanted deaf children. OBJECTIVES To assess the effect of age at implantation on the development of vocal and auditory preverbal skills in implanted children. METHODS The study assessed 99 children, 33 in each of three groups (those implanted between 1 and 2 years; 2 and 3 years; and 3… CONTINUE READING

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