Using Music to Support Language Development in Children with Hearing Loss
Communication; Speech delay; Language acquisition; Speech-in-noise perception
ABLE Arts Resource Center Terms
ABLE Arts Resource Center; Deaf-blindness; Hearing Impairment; Speech or Language Impairment; Special Needs; General Music; Music Therapy; Pre-School; Elementary School (K-6); Middle School (6-8); High School (9-12); Higher Education; Adult Education; Benefits of Music
This resource, provided via the online speech pathology program from Baylor University’s Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences, discusses the effects hearing loss can have on language development and provides descriptions of various types of hearing loss in children. It also outlines how a multimodal approach using music benefits children with hearing loss and what steps parents can take to include music in speech therapy practices at home.
Baylor University. Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences. (2019). Using Music to Support Language Development in Children with Hearing Loss. Retrieved from https://remix.berklee.edu/able-website-links/122