A Comparison of Language Achievement in Children With Cochlear Implants and Children Using Hearing Aids

Tomblin, J. Bruce; Spencer, Linda; Flock, Sarah; Tyler, Rich; Gantz, Bruce
April 1999
Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Apr1999, Vol. 42 Issue 2, p497
Academic Journal
Presents information on a study which compared English language achievement of children with cochlear implants and children using hearing aids. Methodology used; Results and discussion.


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