The Development of Proto-Performative Utterances in Deaf Toddlers
- Ear implant success sparks culture war. Nowak, Rachel // New Scientist;11/25/2006, Vol. 192 Issue 2579, p16
The article reports on studies that show profoundly deaf babies who receive cochlear implants in their first year of life develop language and speech skills remarkably close to those of hearing children. Researchers at the Bionic Ear Institute in Melbourne, Australia, showed that 11 profoundly...
- Signs of the times. Beard, Marion // New Scientist;04/24/99, Vol. 162 Issue 2183, p52
Presents the author's opinion that cochlear implants should not be used in deaf children. How they work; Risks, including possible `social mutilation' as a result of the equipment involved; Alternative solutions.
- Some Ethical Dimensions of Cochlear Implantation for Deaf Children and Their Families. Hyde, Merv; Power, Des // Journal of Deaf Studies & Deaf Education;Winter2006, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p102
A major source of controversy between Deaf people and those who support a "social/cultural" view of Deafness as "a life to be lived" and those who see deafness within a "medical model" as a "condition to be cured" has been over the cochlear implantation of young deaf children. Recent research...
- CONSIDERACIONES EN LA AMPLIFICACIÃ“N DE NIÃ‘OS CON HIPOACUSIA MÃNIMA O LEVE Y PÃ‰RDIDA AUDITIVA UNILATERAL. // Revista Chilena de TecnologÃa MÃ©dica;2012, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p1732
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- Prelingual deafness: Benefits from cochlear implants versus conventional hearing aids. Gomes Bittencourt, Aline; Giantomassi Della Torre, Ana Adelina; Ferreira Bento, Ricardo; Tsuji, Robinson Koji; de Brito, Rubens // International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology;Jul-Sep2012, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p387
Introduction: The majority of patients with hearing loss, including those with severe hearing loss, benefits from the use of hearing aids. The cochlear implant is believed to achieve better results in a child with hearing loss in cases where the severity of disability renders hearing aids...
- Pediatricians' Knowledge of, Experience With, and Comfort Levels for Cochlear Implants in Children. Mathews, Melody R.; Johnson, Carole E.; Danhauer, Jeffrey L. // American Journal of Audiology;Dec2009, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p129
Purpose: Pediatricians are vital to early hearing detection and intervention programs (EHDIPs) and influence families' decisions and compliance with recommendations for their children having hearing loss. Pediatricians need current, accurate knowledge about diagnostics and treatments including...
- The Needs of Parents of Children with Cochlear Implants. Most, Tova; Zaidman-Zait, Anat // Volta Review;Spring2001, Vol. 103 Issue 2, p99
The cochlear implantation process involves decision making, irreversible surgery, and highly demanding (re)habilitation. A mismatch during this process in how the parents and professionals view parental needs for information, guidance, support, and collaboration could undermine the effectiveness...
- Phonetic Inventory Development in Young Cochlear Implant Users 6 Years Postoperation. Blamey, Peter J.; Barry, Johanna G.; Jacq, Pascale // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Feb2001, Vol. 44 Issue 1, p73
Presents information on a study which reported increases in the phonetic inventories of a group of children in the fifth and sixth years of experience with a cochlear implant. Methodology of the study; Results and discussion on the study.
- Editor's Preface. Chute, Patricia M. // Volta Review;Fall2007, Vol. 107 Issue 2, p83
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including one on speech intelligibility of children who received cochlear implants and another on the changes in vowel production in infants with hearing loss.