Exploring the role of spectral processing in lexical and phonological development by children with normal hearing or hearing loss


Purpose: Your child can help us look at language development in children with hearing loss!

We are looking for:

                Children who are 4 or 5 years of age

                Who use cochlear implants or hearing aids (Hearing in the better ear needs to be poorer than 50 dB hearing level)

                Or who have normal hearing (no special devices to help with hearing)

                And who speak only English at home and at school.

To participate in a listening study:

                One session of about one hour

                Your child’s hearing will be checked

                Your child will listen to sounds and words and say what was heard

                Your child will play a picture game that assesses vocabulary

This study will take place at the Speech Development Lab at the University of Florida.

You will be reimbursed $20 for your time and receive a parking voucher.

Please contact us at (352) 273-6808, email us at speechlab@phhp.ufl.edu, or visit our website (https://speechdevelopment.phhp.ufl.edu/participate/) if you are interested.


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Monetary compensation


Can be done from home



Healthy volunteers, , hearing aid,, cochlear implant,, language, , speech listening

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(352) 273-6808

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