Spoken language and everyday functioning in 5-year-old children using hearing aids or cochlear implants.

@article{Cupples2017SpokenLA,
  title={Spoken language and everyday functioning in 5-year-old children using hearing aids or cochlear implants.},
  author={Linda Cupples and Teresa Yc Ching and Laura Button and Mark Seeto and Vicky W. Zhang and Jessica Whitfield and Miriam Gunnourie and Louise Ann Martin and Vivienne Marnane},
  journal={International journal of audiology},
  year={2017},
  volume={57 sup2},
  pages={
          S55-S69
        }
}
OBJECTIVE This study investigated the factors influencing 5-year language, speech and everyday functioning of children with congenital hearing loss. DESIGN Standardised tests including PLS-4, PPVT-4 and DEAP were directly administered to children. Parent reports on language (CDI) and everyday functioning (PEACH) were collected. Regression analyses were conducted to examine the influence of a range of demographic variables on outcomes. STUDY SAMPLE Participants were 339 children enrolled in… CONTINUE READING