Peripheral audition of children on the autistic spectrum.

  title={Peripheral audition of children on the autistic spectrum.},
  author={Judith S. Gravel and Michelle Dunn and Wei Wei Lee and Martha Anne Ellis},
  journal={Ear and hearing},
  volume={27 3},
OBJECTIVE To determine whether the peripheral audition of a group of children comprehensively diagnosed as being on the autistic spectrum was quantitatively different from that of a matched group of typically developing children. METHODS Thirty-seven children with autism and an equal number of control participants matched for chronological age within 6 mo were examined by means of behavioral and physiologic measures of auditory function. All participants had normal hearing (thresholds <15 dB… CONTINUE READING