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IP Indian Journal of Anatomy and Surgery of Head, Neck and Brain


Relationship between listening, speech and language, cognition and pragmatic skill in children with cochlear implant


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Author Details : Himanshu Kumar Sanju*, Divya Rawat, Arun Kumar Yadav

Volume : 5, Issue : 3, Year : 2019

Article Page : 72-75


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Abstract

Purpose: Previous literature has reported early identification and treatment of hearing loss has a positive effect on overall speech and language development, social skill, cognitive skill as well as pragmatic skill. Present study aimed to measure correlation between listening, speech and language, cognition and pragmatic skill in children with cochlear implant.
Materials and Methods:A total of 20 children with cochlear implant in the age range of 1.5 to 5 years participated in the present study. Integrated Scale of Development from listen, learn and talk was used to find out listening, speech and language, cognition and pragmatic age in children with cochlear implant.
Results:The outcome of present study revealed strong correlation between listening, speech and language, cognition and pragmatic age in children with cochlear implant.
Conclusion: The finding of the present study revealed enhancement in one domain of communication skill leads to improved performance in other domains.

Keywords: Cognition, Cochlear implant, Listening, Speech and language, Pragmatic.


Doi : 10.18231/j.ijashnb.2019.019

How to cite : Sanju H K, Rawat D, Yadav A K, Relationship between listening, speech and language, cognition and pragmatic skill in children with cochlear implant. IP Indian J Anat Surg Head Neck Brain 2019;5(3):72-75

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