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Laugen, Nina J.; Jacobsen, Karl H.; Rieffe, Carolien; Wichstrøm, Lars – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2017
Deaf and hard of hearing school-aged children are at risk for delayed development of emotion understanding; however, little is known about this during the preschool years. We compared the level of emotion understanding in a group of 35 4-5-year-old children who use hearing aids to that of 130 children with typical hearing. Moreover, we…
Descriptors: Deafness, Hearing Impairments, Preschool Children, Child Development
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Fagan, Mary K.; Pisoni, David B. – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2010
This study investigated receptive vocabulary delay in deaf children with cochlear implants. Participants were 23 children with profound hearing loss, ages 6-14 years, who received a cochlear implant between ages 1.4 and 6 years. Duration of cochlear implant use ranged from 3.7 to 11.8 years. "Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test, Third…
Descriptors: Children, Speech, Oral Language, Deafness
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Sarant, Julia Z.; Holt, Colleen M.; Dowell, Richard C.; Rickards, Field W. – Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 2009
This article documented spoken language outcomes for preschool children with hearing loss and examined the relationships between language abilities and characteristics of children such as degree of hearing loss, cognitive abilities, age at entry to early intervention, and parent involvement in children's intervention programs. Participants were…
Descriptors: Oral Language, Language Acquisition, Deafness, Preschool Children