Inferences and metaphoric comprehension in unilaterally implanted children with adequate formal oral language performance


Nicastri M., Filipo R., Ruoppolo G., Viccaro M., Dincer H. , Guerzoni L., ...More

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY, vol.78, no.5, pp.821-827, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 78 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2014.02.022
  • Title of Journal : INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.821-827

Abstract

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.