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Wong, Cara L.; Ching, Teresa Y. C.; Cupples, Linda; Leigh, Greg; Marnane, Vivienne; Button, Laura; Martin, Louise; Whitfield, Jessica; Gunnourie, Miriam – Deafness & Education International, 2020
Children who are deaf or hard of hearing (DHH) are at higher risk of developing mental health problems. This study reports on the parent and teacher ratings of emotional and behavioural difficulties (EBD) in 5-year old DHH children. It explores the similarities and differences between informants, and the risk and protective factors associated with…
Descriptors: Deafness, Hearing Impairments, Emotional Problems, Behavior Problems
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Chu, Cindy; Dettman, Shani; Choo, Dawn – Deafness & Education International, 2020
Measurement of optimum treatment efficacy to address language delays in children using cochlear implants is difficult, but important, to promote evidence-based treatments and reduce treatment inequities. This exploratory retrospective study investigated associations between; frequency of early intervention (weekly, fortnightly, monthly); total…
Descriptors: Early Intervention, Assistive Technology, Pediatrics, Delayed Speech
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Tachtsis, Kristina; Dettman, Shani – Deafness & Education International, 2018
With regard to parents making communication approach decisions for their children with hearing loss, Crowe et al. (2014) suggested that key themes were: feasibility; sources of information; child characteristics; and, future opportunities. For children using cochlear implants (CI/s), the present study aimed to understand parental preferences…
Descriptors: Deafness, Hearing Impairments, Parent Attitudes, Decision Making
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Hogan, Sarah; Stokes, Jacqueline; White, Catherine; Tyszkiewicz, Elizabeth; Woolgar, Alexandra – Deafness and Education International, 2008
Providing unbiased data concerning the outcomes of particular intervention methods is imperative if professionals and parents are to assimilate information which could contribute to an "informed choice". An evaluation of Auditory Verbal Therapy (AVT) was conducted using a formal assessment of spoken language as an outcome measure. Spoken…
Descriptors: Intervention, Speech, Oral Language, Hearing Therapy