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ERIC Number: ED003304
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964
Pages: 183
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PROCEDURES FOR EVALUATING THE HEARING OF THE MENTALLY RETARDED.
WEBB, CLARENCE; AND OTHERS
APPROXIMATELY 1,300 MENTALLY RETARDED PATIENTS WERE INVOLVED IN A STUDY ON THE ADEQUACY OF HEARING TESTS, THE INCIDENCE OF HEARING LOSS, AND STANDARDIZATION OF PROCEDURES. THE STUDY INCLUDED TEST STANDARDIZATION AND EVALUATION, HEARING SCREENING AND PSYCHOLOGICAL-SOCIAL-OTOLOGICAL EVALUATION, AND HEARING TEST DEVELOPMENT. THE SUBJECTS WHO POSSESSED HEARING DEFICIENCIES UNDERWENT INTENSIVE AND COMPREHENSIVE TESTING PROCEDURES. DATA ANALYSIS INCLUDED TEST-RETEST AND INTERJUDGE SCORES CORRELATION, COMPARISONS, AND ANALYSES OF VARIANCE. THE RESULTS OBTAINED INDICATED--(1) DETECTION OF HEARING LOSS RESPONSES IS DEPENDENT ON THE TESTING PROCEDURE AND THE RESPONSES REQUIRED, (2) TWO CURRENTLY AVAILABLE TESTS FROM THE BATTERY UTILIZED WERE FOUND USEFUL FOR SCREENING, AND (3) DEVELOPED TEST PROCEDURES WERE FOUND UNRELIABLE FROM TEST TO RETEST, BUT POTENTIALLY CAPABLE IF FURTHER DEVELOPED. (RS)
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Authoring Institution: Central Michigan Univ., Mount Pleasant.
Identifiers: MICHIGAN; Michigan (Mount Pleasant)