Acta Scientific Otolaryngology (ASOL) (ISSN: 2582-5550)

Research Article Volume 4 Issue 3

Electrophysiological Assessment of Hearing in Child Language Disorders: Case-control

Jose L Treviño-Gonzalez1*, Guillermo E Ortega-Fanjon1, Karla M Santos-Santillana1, German A Soto-Galindo1, Yehuda J Garcia- Gutierrez2 and Natalia Villarreal-del Bosque2

1Speech Therapists - UNIPLAN, Brazil
2Audiologist, Professor of the Speech Therapy Course - UNIPLAN, Brazil

*Corresponding Author: Marlene Escher Boger, Audiologist, Professor of the Speech Therapy Course - UNIPLAN, Brazil.

Received: January 28, 2022; Published: February 28, 2022

What we know?

Introduction:Communication disorders are some of the most prevalent childhood complaints, manifesting as delay or atypical development involving functional components of hearing, speech and/or language at varying levels of severity.

Objective:To characterize short (BAEP) and long latency (P300) auditory evoked potentials in children with language disorders, comparing them to children with typical language development.

Method:Case-control, observational and descriptive study. Children aged between 7 and 14 years of both sexes participated in this study. The sample was divided into 2 groups: case and control. All subjects were evaluated with the following tests: audiometry, impedance, ABR and P300. This research was developed at the Clinic School of Speech Therapy at UNIPLAN in Brasília - DF.

Results:As for the ABR in relation to the means of absolute latencies, interpeak latencies and the laterality of the ears, it was observed that both groups presented results within the normality parameters. In the P300, of the 8 subjects of the evaluated case group, 7 presented alterations in the latency and/or amplitude of the responses. The results show that there is a difference between the responses obtained in the case group compared to the control group.

Conclusion:A trend of altered electrophysiological responses at P300 was observed in individuals with childhood language disorders.

Keywords:Hearing; Language; Electrophysiology


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Citation: Marlene Escher Boger., et al. “Electrophysiological Assessment of Hearing in Child Language Disorders: Case-control".Acta Scientific Otolaryngology 4.3 (2022): 49-52.


Copyright: © 2022 Marlene Escher Boger., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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