• A comparison of speech intonation production and perception abilities of Farsi speaking cochlear implanted and normal hearing children

    10 monthes ago - By International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology

    Cochlear implant prosthesis facilitates spoken language development and speech comprehension in children with severe-profound hearing loss. However, this prosthesis is limited in encoding information about fundamental frequency and pitch that are essentially for recognition of speech prosody. The purpose of the present study is to investigate the perception and production of intonation in cochlear implant children and comparison with normal hearing children.
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  • '1-3-6' guidelines improve vocabulary outcomes in children with hearing loss

    10 monthes ago - By Healio

    Children with hearing loss that meet all three Early Hearing Detection and Intervention guidelines - hearing screening by 1 month, diagnosis of hearing loss by 3 months and intervention by 6 months - have a higher vocabulary quotient despite possessing factors that may inhibit expressive language, such as cognitive, motor or visual disabilities. “Universal newborn hearing screening and programs based on the Early Hearing Detection and Intervention guidelines were established in the United States to expedite diagnosis and treatment of hearing loss and with the hope of mitigating these...
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