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Visuomotor integration ability of pre-lingually deaf children predicts audiological outcome with a cochlear implant: a first report.
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PMID:  23060686     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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We investigated the predictive relations between pre-implant visuomotor integration ability and subsequent oral speech/language outcomes in prelingually deaf children who use cochlear implants (CIs). Prior to implantation, children were given a task that tested their accuracy in copying geometric forms. Performance on this task predicted speech perception, sentence comprehension, and speech intelligibility outcomes over 3 years of CI use. We conclude that individual differences in visuomotor integration ability are predictive of some audiological outcome measures in deaf children with CIs.
Authors:
David L Horn; Rebecca A O Davis; David B Pisoni; Richard T Miyamoto
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International congress series / Excerpta Medica     Volume:  1273     ISSN:  0531-5131     ISO Abbreviation:  Int. Congr. Ser.     Publication Date:  2004 Nov 
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Created Date:  2012-10-12     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  0373225     Medline TA:  Int Congr Ser     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  356-359     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
DeVault Otologic Research Laboratory, Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine, Riley Research Wing Rm 044, 699 West Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46202, United States.
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