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..These results suggest that improving the communicative abilities of deaf and hard of hearing children could improve their social-emotional functioning. ..
Rieffe C, Wiefferink C. Happy faces, sad faces: Emotion understanding in toddlers and preschoolers with language impairments. Res Dev Disabil. 2017;62:40-49 pubmed publisher
..The outcomes of these two tasks were also related to children's level of emotion language. These outcomes emphasize the importance of 'emotion talk' at the youngest age possible for children with LI. ..
Rieffe C. Awareness and regulation of emotions in deaf children. Br J Dev Psychol. 2012;30:477-92 pubmed publisher
..Overall, deaf children's emotion regulation strategies seemed less effective than those of their hearing peers. The implications for deaf children's emotional development are discussed. ..