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Auditory-verbal therapy for promoting spoken language development in children with permanent hearing impairments

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, March 2014
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Title
Auditory-verbal therapy for promoting spoken language development in children with permanent hearing impairments
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, March 2014
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd010100.pub2
Pubmed ID
Authors

Christopher G Brennan-Jones, Jo White, Robert W Rush, James Law

Abstract

Congenital or early-acquired hearing impairment poses a major barrier to the development of spoken language and communication. Early detection and effective (re)habilitative interventions are essential for parents and families who wish their children to achieve age-appropriate spoken language. Auditory-verbal therapy (AVT) is a (re)habilitative approach aimed at children with hearing impairments. AVT comprises intensive early intervention therapy sessions with a focus on audition, technological management and involvement of the child's caregivers in therapy sessions; it is typically the only therapy approach used to specifically promote avoidance or exclusion of non-auditory facial communication. The primary goal of AVT is to achieve age-appropriate spoken language and for this to be used as the primary or sole method of communication. AVT programmes are expanding throughout the world; however, little evidence can be found on the effectiveness of the intervention.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Australia 1 <1%
Unknown 110 99%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 28 25%
Student > Bachelor 20 18%
Researcher 14 13%
Unspecified 9 8%
Other 8 7%
Other 32 29%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 37 33%
Nursing and Health Professions 17 15%
Psychology 15 14%
Unspecified 12 11%
Social Sciences 10 9%
Other 20 18%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 6. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 21 March 2015.
All research outputs
#2,773,036
of 12,527,219 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#4,958
of 8,923 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#38,725
of 189,754 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#114
of 193 outputs
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