Listen up: children with early identified hearing loss achieve age-appropriate speech/language outcomes by 3 years-of-age.

@article{Fulcher2012ListenUC,
  title={Listen up: children with early identified hearing loss achieve age-appropriate speech/language outcomes by 3 years-of-age.},
  author={Anne Nivelles Fulcher and Alison Anne Purcell and Elise Baker and Natalie Munro},
  journal={International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology},
  year={2012},
  volume={76 12},
  pages={1785-94}
}
OBJECTIVES Age-appropriate speech/language outcomes for children with early identified hearing loss are a possibility but not a certainty. Identification of children most likely to achieve optimal outcomes is complicated by the heterogeneity of the children involved in outcome research, who present with a range of malleable (e.g. age of identification and cochlear implantation, type of intervention, communication mode) and non-malleable (e.g. degree of hearing loss) factors. This study… CONTINUE READING

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