ERIC Number: EJ405226
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
Neonates and Infants At Risk for Hearing and Speech-Language Disorders.
Clark, David A.
Topics in Language Disorders, v10 n1 p1-12 Dec 1989
High-risk infants may exhibit hearing impairments which can subsequently impede speech/language development. Discussed are prenatal risk factors, including environmental toxins and infections; and perinatal factors such as prematurity, asphyxia, intracranial hemorrhage, bilirubin, ototoxic drugs, and environmental noise. A table summarizes factors that warrant early testing for hearing impairment. (JDD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme Issue: Early Intervention: Infants, Toddlers, and Families.