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The present study sought to document the word reading and comprehension levels attained by children who were implanted by 5 year of age. It was hypothesized that the improved speech perception abilities acquired with cochlear implantation would promote phonological coding skills. (1) ...
Three subtests of diagnostic reading assessment batteries standardized on hearing children were administered to 181 children between 8 year 0 month and 9 year 11 month of age who had 4 to 6 years of implant experience. (2) ... . It included a lexical decision task, a rhyme task, and the digit span subtest of the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children.
Over half of the children scored within the average range for their age compared with the normative data for hearing children. (3) ... They were higher nonverbal intelligence, higher family socioeconomic status, and later onset of deafness between birth and 36 months.
(Adapted from Journal of Ear and Hearing)