ERIC Number: EJ611333
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: 0
A Comparison of the Links between Emotional Availability and Language Gain in Young Children with and without Hearing Loss.
Pressman, Leah J.; Pipp-Siegel, Sandra; Yoshinaga-Itano, Christine; Kubicek, Lorraine; Emde, Robert N.
Volta Review, v100 n5 p251-77 Nov 1999
A study involving 21 toddlers with hearing impairments and 21 typical toddlers and their mothers found that child emotional availability made significant positive predictors of language gain. Maternal emotional availability, however, made significantly greater positive predictors of child language gain for children with hearing impairments than for typical children. (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 3: Social-Emotional Development.