The effects of dual-language support on the language skills of bilingual children with hearing loss who use listening devices relative to their monolingual peers.

@article{Bunta2013TheEO,
  title={The effects of dual-language support on the language skills of bilingual children with hearing loss who use listening devices relative to their monolingual peers.},
  author={Ferenc Bunta and M. Douglas},
  journal={Language, speech, and hearing services in schools},
  year={2013},
  volume={44 3},
  pages={
          281-90
        }
}
PURPOSE The present study investigated the effects of supporting both English and Spanish on language outcomes in bilingual children with hearing loss (HL) who used listening devices (cochlear implants and hearing aids). The English language skills of bilingual children with HL were compared to those of their monolingual English-speaking peers' with HL. The Spanish and English language skills of the bilingual participants were also compared. METHOD The language skills of 40 children with HL… CONTINUE READING
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