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Unilateral Hearing Loss Leads to Speech-Language Delays - featured May 12, 2010

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[Source: Medical News Today] While bilateral hearing loss - in both ears - has been known to cause speech-language and academic delays, health and education professionals have often discounted the effect of hearing loss in a single ear on a child's language skills. These children may not be fitted with hearing aids or receive accommodations for disability. A new study suggests children with unilateral hearing loss - in a single ear - should be eligible for the same accommodations as children with bilateral hearing loss.

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Tags: 14 May 2010 News of the Week Newsletter Hearing Loss Speech Delay SLP