Beginning to Talk at 20 Months: Early Vocal Development in a Young Cochlear Implant Recipient
- RECEPTIVE AND EXPRESSIVE LANGUAGE SKILLS OF CHILDREN WITH FIVE YEARS OF EXPERIENCE USING A COCHLEAR IMPLANT. Young, Gretchen A.; Killen, Deanne H. // Annals of Otology, Rhinology & Laryngology;Sep2002, Vol. 111 Issue 9, p802
The language of 7 children who had used a cochlear implant for 5 years was evaluated by means of the Clinical Evaluation of Language Fundamentals-3, the Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test-Revised, and the Expressive Vocabulary Subtest of the Test of Word Knowledge. All subjects demonstrated...
- The Effects of a Cochlear Implant on the Family of a Hearing-Impaired Child. Allegretti, Christina M. // Pediatric Nursing;Nov/Dec2002, Vol. 28 Issue 6, p614
Presents a study which evaluated the effects of a cochlear implant on the family of a hearing-impaired child. Methods; Findings; Conclusions.
- FM Systems and Cochlear Implants. Madell, Jane; Chute, Patricia M.; Kooper, Rebecca // ASHA Leader;9/10/2002, Vol. 7 Issue 16, p1
Discusses issues related to the use of frequency modulated auditory training systems (FM auditory training systems) with cochlear implants. Need to have a special patch cord between the body-worn processor and the FM auditory training system; Importance of evaluating the responses of a child...
- Developmental plasticity of spatial hearing following asymmetric hearing loss: context-dependent cue integration and its clinical implications. Peter Keating; Andrew J. King // Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience;Dec2013, Vol. 7, p1
Under normal hearing conditions, comparisons of the sounds reaching each ear are critical for accurate sound localization. Asymmetric hearing loss should therefore degrade spatial hearing and has become an important experimental tool for probing the plasticity of the auditory system, both during...
- Auditory Neuropathy in Children. Scott, Tamara M. // ASHA Leader;2/18/2003, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p17
Focuses on auditory neuropathy/auditory dys-synchrony (AN/AD) in children. Symptoms; Diagnosis; Management of AN/AD with the use of cochlear implants and binaural hearing aids. INSETS: Protocol for Diagnosis of AN/AD;References.
- Case Studies: Two Examples. // ASHA Leader;4/14/2009, Vol. 14 Issue 5, p16
Two case studies of children with hearing loss are presented. In the first study, a child diagnosed with a progressive hearing loss was given a CI at the age of 22 months, after which central auditory pathways which had not responded to a conventional hearing aid developed normally. In the...
- Cochlear Implantation of Auditory Neuropathy. Trautwein, Patricia G.; Sininger, Yvonne S.; Nelson, Ralph // Journal of the American Academy of Audiology;Jun2000, Vol. 11 Issue 6
Auditory neuropathy (AN) is a hearing disorder that presents with a grossly abnormal or absent neural response as measured by evoked potentials in the presence of normal outer hair cell function evidenced by present otoacoustic emissions or cochlear microphonics. Rehabilitation for patients with...
- Speech Recognition in Noise in Children With Cochlear Implants While Listening in Bilateral, Bimodal, and FM-System Arrangements. Schafer, Erin C.; Thibodeau, Linda M. // American Journal of Audiology;Dec2006, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p114
Purpose: Speech recognition performance in noise was examined in children with cochlear implants (CIs) when using (a) a second CI (bilateral group), (b) a hearing aid (HA) on the nonimplant ear (bimodal group), and (c) a frequency modulation (FM) system on 1 or both sides. Method: While always...
- TWo Cochlear Implants Are Better than One. Felzien, Melody // Volta Voices;Mar/Apr2012, p15
The article focuses on the study published online by the "Archives of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery" on January 16, 2012 showing that children with two cochlear implants showed improvements in speech, hearing, and quality of life measures.