Some Possible Effects of the Delay of Early Treatment of Deafness: A Second Look Children in a state-supported school for the deaf, although identified as hearing-impaired at an early age, were generally not enrolled in a special school and did not wear an aid until the age of five years or older. Previously demonstrated benefits of early use of sound amplification and educational procedures ... Research Article
Research Article  |   December 01, 1968
Some Possible Effects of the Delay of Early Treatment of Deafness: A Second Look
 
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  • Lois L. Elliott
    Central Institute for the Deaf, St. Louis, Missouri
  • Ann B. Vegely
    Central Institute for the Deaf, St. Louis, Missouri
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Research Article   |   December 01, 1968
Some Possible Effects of the Delay of Early Treatment of Deafness: A Second Look
Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, December 1968, Vol. 11, 833-836. doi:10.1044/jshr.1104.833
History: Received April 23, 1968
 
Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, December 1968, Vol. 11, 833-836. doi:10.1044/jshr.1104.833
History: Received April 23, 1968

Children in a state-supported school for the deaf, although identified as hearing-impaired at an early age, were generally not enrolled in a special school and did not wear an aid until the age of five years or older. Previously demonstrated benefits of early use of sound amplification and educational procedures appear not to be demonstrated for children starting this late.

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