prelingual


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prelingual

(prē-lĭng′gwĭl) [″ + ″]
Occurring before the development and use of speech and language.
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Conclusion: Cochlear implantation is an effective treatment in children with prelingual profound SNHL.
Sentence production after listener and echoic training by prelingual deaf children with cochlear implants.
Studies have so far reported that GJB2 mutations generally cause severe (81-100 db) and profound (more than 100 db) prelingual sensoryneural hearing loss (23).
This study identified one Chinese family with ARNSHI (number FH1523), in which affected individuals had two different hearing impairment phenotypes: prelingual and postlingual.
Spagnolo, "Prevalence of prelingual deafness in Italy," Acta Otorhinolaryngologica Italica, vol.
(13) In a series by de Vries et al, no CMV DNA was found in 21 adult cochlear implant recipients with prelingual deafness.
In a study on 60 prelingual deaf patients with additional disabilities such as mild mental retardation, moderate mental retardation, learning disability, hyperactivity, cerebral palsy, autism, and congenital blindness, all the children with the exception of those with autism and congenital deafness/blindness improved in speech perception.
Resolving the genetic heterogeneity of prelingual hearing loss within one family: Performance comparison and application of two targeted next generation sequencing approaches.
Josh Tenenbaum (MIT) advocated for extracting commonsense knowledge not first from language, but from physical objects and intentional agents, as prelingual infants do.
Bilateral (both ears are impaired), severe/profound (speech sounds do not fall within the individual's hearing range), sensory neural (the impairment is located in the inner ear, specifically in the cochlea) or prelingual (congenital or occurring in the first years of life) hearing loss greatly hinders auditory integration and the acquisition of spoken language (Ramirez, 2007).