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Movallali G. "Sara Lipreading Test" Development, Standardization and Evaluation in a Group with Acquired Hearing-Impairment. jrehab. 2001; 1 (3) :32-37
URL: http://rehabilitationj.uswr.ac.ir/article-1-528-en.html
MSc Department of Audiology, University of Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
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Objective: Main Objectives of research were: 1) developing a lip-reading test for Persian adults, 2) Standardization of the test in a group with normal hearing and 3) Evaluation of it in a group of adults with acquires hearing impairment.

Materials & Methods: First according to "Denver Quick Test of lip-reading" (Alpiner et al, 1970), a lip-reading test, composed of 20 simple and common sentences was developed. Then the test was performed on 105 normally hearing and vision adults with male and female talkers. Also 48 adults with acquired hearing impairment were evaluated twice, lip-reading alone and lip-reading + residual hearing.

Results: According to the results, "Sara Lip-reading Test" is a valid and reliable test for assessing lip-reading ability of Persian adults.

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Type of Study: Original | Subject: General
Received: 6/08/2010 | Accepted: 14/10/2015 | Published: 14/10/2015

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