The Authors propose a multifactorial pattern for the understanding of the psychological development of the child with impaired hearing. According to this pattern the psychological development is determined by a variety of factors that can be regrouped intothree categories:• family features• aspects concerning the rehabilitation and the acoustic prosthesis• social and socio-environmental factors.In order to apply an effective action it is necessary to consider the interaction of the different factors and to adapt the therapeutic plan to that particular situation.
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Acta Medica Mediterranea|
|Publication status||Published - 2006|
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