ERIC Number: EJ527683
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
Early Intervention and Management of Hearing in Infants and Toddlers.
Gatty, Janice C.
Infants and Young Children, v9 n1 p1-15 Jul 1996
This article discusses principles for intervention with young children who have hearing impairments. It covers the nature of hearing loss; diagnosis and types of hearing impairments; sensory aids; and benefits and limitations of different approaches including the auditory-verbal, auditory-oral, cued speech, total communication, American Sign Language, and bilingual-bicultural approaches. The need for comprehensive evaluation is stressed. (DB)
Descriptors: American Sign Language, Aural Learning, Bilingual Education, Clinical Diagnosis, Disability Identification, Early Childhood Education, Early Intervention, Evaluation Methods, Hearing Impairments, Language Acquisition, Manual Communication, Oral Communication Method, Sensory Aids, Severity (of Disability), Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Total Communication
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A