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The BabyTalk Study--For Children With and Without Hearing Loss

Official Title: Infant-Directed Speech and Language Development in Infants with Hearing Loss

The BabyTalk Project examines how children with and without hearing loss develop language over time. Specifically, we are interested in how young children learn new words and how different speaking styles (e.g., "motherese") may influence the process of linking a new word to an unfamiliar object.

Parent-Infant Eye Tracking Study for Children With and Without Hearing Loss

Official Title: Development of Parent-Child Interactions

This study will examine how a child’s hearing loss may affect the dynamics of parent-child interactions. The study will observe how normal-hearing and hearing-impaired child learn novel words during videotaped parent-child interactions. Individual study visits may last 30-45 minutes, and there ...

Speech Perception Study for Children Ages 4-5

Official Title: Multimodal Speech Perception in Children and Adults

The purpose of the study is to further develop materials made up of sentences to better assess the progress of children and adults with hearing loss who receive hearing aids and to better understand how speech perception develops in children with hearing loss.

A Study for Children and Adults with Hearing Loss Following Chemotherapy--AND Those 7-12 Without Hearing Loss

Official Title: Evaluation of Speech Perception Abilities Following Chemotherapy

The purpose of this study is to investigate the speech perception abilities of individuals with high-frequency sensorineural hearing loss due to administration of chemotherapy. This study will compare results of speech perception tests with tone detection in noise tests to determine if tone dete...