Gaps-in-Noise (GIN) Test Performance in Children Ages 5 to 7 Years
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Participants must be:
- Monolingual speakers of English between the ages of 5 and 7 years
- Not suspected of or diagnosed with:
- neurological disorder
- hearing impairment
- learning delays
- auditory processing disorders
- attention disorders
- Free from significant histories of ear infections (defined as an initial episode of otitis media before the age of 6 months or a history of P.E. tube use).
Participation will require:
- A brief questionnaire about your child’s history
- A comprehensive screening of your child’s hearing
- A screening of your child’s phonological awareness ability
- Administration of the Gaps-in-Noise (GIN) test, which involves listening to bursts of noise under headphones, and pressing a button when a pause in the noise is heard.
All parents/guardians will receive results of hearing and phonological awareness screenings at the conclusion of their child’s participation!
For further information please contact:
Pediatric Research Study
Nicole Maynard (802)431-5398