Improving the access of young urban children to speech, language and hearing screening via telehealth.

@article{Ciccia2011ImprovingTA,
  title={Improving the access of young urban children to speech, language and hearing screening via telehealth.},
  author={Angela H. Ciccia and Bridgid Whitford and Mark Krumm and Kay McNeal},
  journal={Journal of telemedicine and telecare},
  year={2011},
  volume={17 5},
  pages={240-4}
}
We studied the feasibility of low-cost videoconferencing (using Skype) in urban community health clinics for speech, language and hearing screening of children up to six years of age. During a two-year study, screening services were provided via videoconferencing at two community clinics in an inner city area of Cleveland, Ohio. In total, 411 screenings were completed. Of these, 358 children (87%) received hearing screenings, 377 (92%) received tympanometry screening and 263 (64%) received… CONTINUE READING

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