Article  |   April 1988
Unilateral Hearing Loss
Article   |   April 1988
Unilateral Hearing Loss
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools April 1988, Vol.19, 201-210. doi:10.1044/0161-1461.1902.201
History: Accepted 24 Aug 1987 , Received 03 Mar 1987
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools April 1988, Vol.19, 201-210. doi:10.1044/0161-1461.1902.201
History: Accepted 24 Aug 1987 , Received 03 Mar 1987

This article presents the findings of a two-fold investigation. First, the demographic distribution of unilateral hearing loss in a large school district having approximately 54,000 students is reported. Second, the academic performance of the unilaterally hearing-impaired students is presented. The findings suggest that a unilateral hearing loss may have an adverse effect on some students' performance, contrary to the conventional attitude regarding this disorder.

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