Worth Repeating: Biological Markers of Reading and Speech-in-Noise Perception in the Auditory System
Kraus , N. & Hornickel, J. (2010, September 21). The ASHA Leader.
Language-based learning impairments occur in 5%–10% of school-aged children (Shapiro, Church, & Lewis, 2007). Children with language-based learning impairments are more greatly affected by background noise than their typically developing peers (Bradlow et al., 2003; Ziegler et al., 2009) and may be at a particular disadvantage in noisy classrooms, which in one survey were as loud as a busy traffic intersection (Shield & Dockrell, 2003).
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