J Am Acad Audiol 2001; 12(08): 406-414
DOI: 10.1055/s-0042-1745627
Original Article

Auditory-Verbal Graduates: Outcome Survey of Clinical Efficacy

Donald M. Goldberg
Department of Communication, The College of Wooster, Wooster, Ohio
Carol Flexer
School of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, The University of Akron, Akron, Ohio
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This project is an update of an earlier study on American and Canadian graduates of auditory-verbal programs. Survey research was conducted to obtain information on a variety of topics. Overall, the current results again indicated that the majority of respondents were integrated into “regular” or “typical” learning and living environments. In view of the earlier identification of hearing loss and the early fitting of sensory aids and availability of cochlear implant technology, coupled with intervention that emphasizes auditory learning, it is suggested that today’s infants have the potential to become independent, participating, and contributing citizens in mainstream society.

Publication History

Article published online:
04 March 2022

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