ERIC Number: EJ611329
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: 0
Can Speech Development at 36 Months in Children with Hearing Loss Be Predicted from Information Available in the Second Year of Life?.
Obenchain, Patrick; Menn, Lise; Yoshinaga-Itano, Christine
Volta Review, v100 n5 p149-80 Nov 1999
A study involving 19 children with hearing impairments found that those who developed intelligible speech by 36 months had at 16-23 months a high frequency of vocal utterances, a high proportion of vocal utterances that included intelligible true words, a large consonant inventory, and a high percentage of intonational utterances. (Contains extensive references.) (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme Issue: Language, Speech, and Social-Emotional Development of Children Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing: The Early Years. Part 2: Speech.