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ERIC Number: EJ639133
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-1092-4388
Phonetic Inventory Development in Young Cochlear Implant Users 6 Years Postoperation.
Blamey, Peter J.; Barry, Johanna G.; Jacq, Pascale
Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, v44 n1 p73-79 Feb 2001
This paper reports on increases in the phonetic inventories of nine children in the fifth and sixth years of experience with cochlear implants. Thirty-six of 44 phones in Australian English reached criterion levels, resulting in intelligible, but not completely natural, speech. The rate of improvement in the sixth year was slow, indicating a probable plateau in performance. (Contains references.) (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Audience: Researchers
Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Australia