Otitis Media and Linguistic Incompetence

Lewis N. (1976) Otitis Media and Linguistic Incompetence. Archives of Otolaryngology, 102 7: 387-390. doi:10.1001/archotol.1976.00780120035001


Author Lewis N.
Title Otitis Media and Linguistic Incompetence
Journal name Archives of Otolaryngology   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1538-361X
Publication date 1976-01-01
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1001/archotol.1976.00780120035001
Open Access Status Not yet assessed
Volume 102
Issue 7
Start page 387
End page 390
Total pages 4
Subject 2733 Otorhinolaryngology
Abstract In the examination of some effects of chronic middle ear disorders on the development of auditory processing skills in socioculturally disadvantaged children, three groups of children received a battery of tests assessing speech hearing in quiet, speech hearing in noise, auditory discrimination, phonemic synthesis, dichotic listening, verbal intelligence, and nonverbal intelligence. The experimental group consisted of 14 Australian aboriginal children with histories of chronic middle ear disorder, whereas two control groups, one European and the other aboriginal, each contained 18 children with normal middle ear function. The results demonstrated that chronic middle ear impairment not only restricts the development of some auditory processing skills, but distorts their integrational pattern.
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Unknown

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