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Audiology and Speech Research 2016;12(4): 195-203.
Published online: October 31, 2016.
doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.21848/asr.2016.12.4.195
Ling 6 Sound 검사의 이해와 적용
박혜진1, 김진숙2
1한림대학교 일반대학원 언어병리청각학과
2한림대학교 자연과학대학 언어청각학부, 청각언어연구소
Comprehension and Application of the Ling 6 Sound Test
Hyejin Park1, Jinsook Kim2
1Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology, Graduate School, Hallym University, Chuncheon, Korea
2Division of Speech Pathology and Audiology, College of Natural Sciences, Research Institute of Audiology and Speech Pathology, Hallym University, Chuncheon, Korea
Correspondence  Jinsook Kim ,Tel: +82-33-248-2213, Fax: +82-33-256-3420, Email: jskim@hallym.ac.kr
Received: July 19, 2016; Revised: August 16, 2016   Accepted: September 3, 2016.  Published online: October 31, 2016.
The purpose of this paper was to review the theoretical background and various approaches to use of the Ling 6 sound test, and to suggest an appropriate application method in Korea.
The definition and history of the Ling 6 sound test and phonetic information about the six sounds used in the test, in English and Korean, were reviewed separately with related research. The information for the administration and variation of the original Ling 6 sound test, and application of those sounds in aural rehabilitation programs for infants and toddlers were provided.
The Ling 6 sounds have been widely used as a fast and easy assessment tool to examine the speech perception ability and provide validate information regarding the accessibility to speech frequencies, especially in very young children. Thus it has been recommended for parents conduct every day in order to check the function of the device or hearing status of their children.
The Ling 6 sound test is useful and can be used regardless of type of hearing device and degree of hearing loss. The information in this paper will be able to provide comprehensive information about the Ling 6 sound test to the experts working with hearing impaired children.
Key Words: Ling 6, Speech perception, Hearing impaired children, Korean Aural Rehabilitation for Infants.
중심단어: Ling 6· 말지각· 청각장애 아동· 한국 영유아 청각재활
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