Will They Catch Up? The Role of Age at Cochlear Implantation in the Spoken Language Development of Children With Severe to Profound Hearing Loss
- A Longitudinal Study of Audiovisual Speech Perception by Children with Hearing Loss Who have Cochlear Implants. Bergeson, Tonya R.; Pisoni, David B.; Davis, Rebecca A. O. // Volta Review;Fall2003, Vol. 103 Issue 4, p347
The present study investigated the development of audiovisual speech perception skills in children who are prelingually deaf and received cochlear implants. We analyzed results from the Pediatric Speech Intelligibility (Jerger, Lewis, Hawkins, & Jerger, 1980) test of audiovisual spoken word and...
- The Conditioned Assessment of Speech Production (CASP): A Tool for Evaluating Auditory-Guided Speech Development in Young Children with Hearing Loss. Ertmer, David J.; Stoel-Gammon, Carol // Volta Review;Spring2008, Vol. 108 Issue 1, p59
Prelinguistic vocal development is "the process by which infants and toddlers produce increasingly more complex, phonetically diverse, and speech-like utterances before they say words on a regular basis" (Ertmer, 2005, p. 85). Research has shown that children with bilateral, moderate-to-profound...
- Baby Talk: Infants Have Much To Say If Adults Will Only Listen. // Ascribe Newswire: Medicine;1/11/2005, p8
The article reports that the Infant Language Lab at the James Whitcomb Riley Hospital for children is studying language development of hearing infants and toddlers to establish a yardstick for toddlers who have received cochlear implants. Researchers are developing new techniques for evaluating...
- 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 // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Apr1999, Vol. 42 Issue 2, p497
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.
- The Effects of Bilateral Electric and Bimodal Electric-Acoustic Stimulation on Language Development. Nittrouer, Susan; Chapman, Christopher // Trends in Amplification;Sep2009, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p190
There is no doubt that cochlear implants have improved the spoken language abilities of children with hearing loss, but delays persist. Consequently, it is imperative that new treatment options be explored. This study evaluated one aspect of treatment that might be modified, that having to do...
- Opening Lines. Ginzburg, Rebecca // Hearing Health;Fall2009, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p3
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including one by Steven D. Rauch on reversible sensorineural hearing loss, an article on the meeting with former Miss U.S.A. Shawnae Jebbia who uses a hand-held device, and one by Ward R. Drennan on music and the cochlear implant.
- Is That a Beeper? Van Ingen, Jane S. // WE Magazine;Jan/Feb2000, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p112
Relates an experience after having a cochlear implant. Type of hearing aides that were used; Effect after having the implant; Reason the deaf community opposed the implant.
- cochlear implant. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p477
An encyclopedia entry for "cochlear implant," which refers to an electrical device designed for hearing-impaired persons to receive sound and to transmit the signal to electrodes implanted in the cohclea, is presented.
- What are Some of the Key Features of the New Naida CI Q70 from Advanced Bionics? Kruger, Tracey // Audiology Online;Dec2013, Vol. N/A Issue N/A, p1
The article presents the answer of Tracey Kruger, Vice President of Marketing, Advanced Bionics LLC to the question on what are some of the key features of the new Naida CI Q70 from Advanced Bionics.