Numerous studies have shown that children with hearing loss are at significant disadvantage in regards to skills required for reading. Rhyming has been shown to be a strong indicator of early literacy development. This study examines the relationship between rhyming skills to
1) the degree of hearing loss , and 2) listening device type. Results showed no significant difference in rhyming skills in relation to either condition.
McNally, Kaylie and Connelly, Mary Katherine, "Development of Rhyming Tasks in Preschool Aged Children with Hearing Loss" (2015). Undergraduate Research. Paper 4.