INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY, vol.78, no.5, pp.821-827, 2014 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)
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INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY
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Cochlear implants, Metaphor, Inference, Language skills, COCHLEAR IMPLANTS, DEAF-CHILDREN, IDIOM COMPREHENSION, READING-COMPREHENSION, FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE, MIND, ABILITIES, COMMUNICATION, TRANSPARENCY, PRESCHOOLERS
Objectives: To assess skills in inferences during conversations and in metaphors comprehension of unilaterally cochlear implanted children with adequate abilities at the formal language tests, comparing them with well-matched hearing peers; to verify the influence of age of implantation on overall skills.