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Evaluating training courses for parents of children with cochlear implants

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The purpose of this study was to investigate the change in effective communication between parents and children with cochlear implants when the parents attended a modified Hanen training course (Watson 1995). The study demonstrates that the course led to improvement in the effectiveness of the parent-child interaction, as rated by naive independent observers. The Erber rating scale (Erber et al. 1995) was implemented as a tool for evaluating changes before and after the courses. Using video samples taken at the above intervals, the ratings showed a significant increase in effective communication at the end of the courses.

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Paganga, S., Tucker, E., Harrigan, S. and Lutman, M. (2001) Evaluating training courses for parents of children with cochlear implants International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 36, (Supplement 2001), pp. 517-522.

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Published date: 2001
Organisations: Human Sciences Group

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Local EPrints ID: 10565
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/10565
ISSN: 1368-2822
PURE UUID: d036019c-7021-4757-a4df-ca6d24ffffea

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Date deposited: 07 Feb 2006
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 17:06

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Author: S. Paganga
Author: E. Tucker
Author: S. Harrigan
Author: M. Lutman

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