Preliminary Results From a Prospective, Longitudinal Study of Outcomes of AVT Auditory-verbal therapy (AVT) is an intervention approach for children with hearing loss that emphasizes the development of spoken language through early identification of hearing impairment, optimal amplification and/or cochlear implant technology, and intensive speech and language therapy where parents serve as the primary language models for their children. The ... Article
Article  |   April 01, 2006
Preliminary Results From a Prospective, Longitudinal Study of Outcomes of AVT
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Alice Eriks-Brophy
    University of Toronto
  • Andree Durieux-Smith
    University of Ottawa Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario
  • Janet Old
    Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute of the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario
  • Elizabeth Fitzpatrick
    University of Ottawa
  • Robin Gaines
    Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario
  • JoAnne Whittingham
    Research Institute of the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario
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Article   |   April 01, 2006
Preliminary Results From a Prospective, Longitudinal Study of Outcomes of AVT
SIG 7 Perspectives on Aural Rehabilitation and Its Instrumentation, April 2006, Vol. 13, 19-20. doi:10.1044/arii13.1.19
SIG 7 Perspectives on Aural Rehabilitation and Its Instrumentation, April 2006, Vol. 13, 19-20. doi:10.1044/arii13.1.19
Acknowledgments
This study is funded by the Canadian Language and Literacy Research Network and the Masonic Foundation of Ontario. We would like to express our appreciation to all research collaborators at CHEO, HSC and the Learning to Listen Foundation, as well as to the participating families, without whom this study would not be possible.
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