Autism and hearing loss.

@article{Rosenhall1999AutismAH,
  title={Autism and hearing loss.},
  author={Ulf Rosenhall and Viviann Nordin and Marianne Sandstr{\"o}m and Gunilla Ahls{\'e}n and Christopher G Gillberg},
  journal={Journal of autism and developmental disorders},
  year={1999},
  volume={29 5},
  pages={
          349-57
        }
}
A group of 199 children and adolescents (153 boys, 46 girls) with autistic disorder was audiologically evaluated. Mild to moderate hearing loss was diagnosed in 7.9% and unilateral hearing loss in 1.6% of those who could be tested appropriately. Pronounced to profound bilateral hearing loss or deafness was diagnosed in 3.5% of all cases, representing a prevalence considerably above that in the general population and comparable to the prevalence found in populations with mental retardation… CONTINUE READING

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