Hearing level in children with Down syndrome

About the project

The aim of the study is to examine the prevalence of hearing loss in school children with Down syndrome. An increased risk of hearing loss in this syndrome is known. 53 eight year old children with Down syndrome are included in the study. The control group consists of 60 children from a normal child population. The study is in close connection with Lovisenberg Diakonale Hospital, Oslo.



Austeng, M. E., Akre, H., Falkenberg, E.-S., Øverland, B., Abdelnoor, M., Kvaerner, K. J. (2013). Hearing level in children with Down syndrome at the age of eight. Journal of Research in Developmental Disabilities; Volum 34.(7).

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