Volume 12, Issue 3 (Pajouhan Scientific Journal, Spring 2014)                   Pajouhan Sci J 2014, 12(3): 45-51 | Back to browse issues page

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Bitarafan S, Efatpanah M, Radfar M, Radfar S. Comparative study of adaptive behavior in children with normal hearing and deaf children 12 to 36 months. Pajouhan Sci J 2014; 12 (3) :45-51
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Introduction: Hearing loss in children is a main cause of malfunction in them. On the other hand, adaptive Behavior includes the age-appropriate behaviors necessary for people to live normally and in daily life. The objective of this study was to compare the adaptive behaviors of 12-36 months deaf and normal children.
Methods: In this case- control study, we compared adaptive behaviors score of 40 deaf children with 40 normal children. Adaptive behaviors were measured using Vineland scale.
Results: In 12 to 24 month children, there was a significant difference between two groups (P=0.007). However, in 24 to 36 month children there was no significant difference between the two groups (P > 0.05).
Conclusion: It seems that parental acceptance of children's hearing losses can lead to an improvement in adaptive behaviors of their children.

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Received: 2014/09/10 | Accepted: 2014/09/10 | Published: 2014/09/10

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