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Date: Fri, 15 Sep 1995 08:53:52 -400 (EDT)
From: Ron Blue <rcb1 at lex.lccc.edu>
To: Jeff Sirianni <sirianni at uts.cc.utexas.edu>
Subject: Re: presence of otoacoustic emissions in profoundly deaf child (fwd)
On 14 Sep 1995, Jeff Sirianni wrote:
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> Date: Tue, 12 Sep 1995 13:38:39 -0500 (CDT)
> From: Allison M. Scott <ascott at mail.coin.missouri.edu>
> To: sirianni at uts.cc.utexas.edu> Subject: presence of otoacoustic emissions in profoundly deaf child
>> I recently learned about a 16-month-old girl who was unresponsive
> to sounds during behavioral testing and whose ABR only had a recordable
> wave I at high intensity levels. Even though she is profoundly deaf she
> has recordable otoacoustic emissions. This suggests that her cochlea is
> normal and the problem lies within the central auditory system. A
> tactaid seems to be the only type of assistive device that may aid her in
> developing an awareness of sounds.
> Has anybody else heard of a similar case? Are there any other
> devices that may aid this girl in developing sound awareness? Could a
> cochlea with measurable OAEs be abnormal?
>What did the neurologist say?