Effects of Conductive Hearing Loss Fact or Fiction Research Article
Research Article  |   May 01, 1980
Effects of Conductive Hearing Loss
 
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Research Article   |   May 01, 1980
Effects of Conductive Hearing Loss
Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders, May 1980, Vol. 45, 143-156. doi:10.1044/jshd.4502.143
History: Received October 4, 1979 , Accepted December 20, 1979
 
Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders, May 1980, Vol. 45, 143-156. doi:10.1044/jshd.4502.143
History: Received October 4, 1979; Accepted December 20, 1979

This paper reviews the empirical evidence implicating conductive hearing impairment as a causal agent in learning disability, language dysfunction, and central auditory problems. From this review one can conclude that there are few, if any, valid data linking conductive hearing impairment to any of these problems. Suggestions for improving research in this area conclude the article.

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