Beginning to Communicate After Cochlear Implantation: Oral Language Development in a Young Child
- Letting the deaf be deaf. Crouch, Robert A. // Hastings Center Report;Jul/Aug97, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p14
Argues against the use of cochlear implants in perlingually deaf children. Theoretical possibility of enabling perlingual deaf children to hear through cochlear implants; Conditions for the facilitation of the entrance of the previously deaf child into the hearing community; Need for medical...
- Wired for Sound. // Medical Update;Jul2002, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p7
Tackles the benefits from cochlear implants, an electronic device surgically implanted into the inner ear to aid deaf children cope with hearing loss.
- TALKER DISCRIMINATION BY PRELINGUALLY DEAF CHILDREN WITH COCHLEAR IMPLANTS: PRELIMINARY RESULTS. Cleary, Miranda; Pisoni, David B. // Annals of Otology, Rhinology & Laryngology;May2002 Part 2 of 2, Vol. 111, p113
Examines the talker discrimination by prelingually deaf children with cochlear implants. Linguistic content of the utterance; Correlations with other speech and language outcome measures; Differences in linguistic content of the paired sentences.
- Hearing without ears: Do cochlear implants work in children? O'Donoghue, Gerard M // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);01/09/99, Vol. 318 Issue 7176, p72
Editorial. Discusses whether cochlear implants work on deaf children. Statistics on the number of children in the United kingdom born with hearing losses; Limitations of hearing aids; Benefits of cochlear implantation.
- Individual Differences in Effectiveness of Cochlear Implants in Children Who Are Prelingually... Pisoni, David B. // Volta Review;Summer99, Vol. 101 Issue 3, p111
Focuses on the variability in the outcome performance of pediatric cochlear implants in the United States. Efficacy of cochlear implants in deaf children; Factors influencing the effectiveness of cochlear implants; Role of higher-level central processes in explaining individual differences of...
- Pearls and Pitfalls in Cochlear Implantation. Dhooge, Ingeborg; Buchman, Craig; Sennaroglu, Levent; Mylanus, Emmanuel; Denoyelle, Françoise // International Journal of Otolaryngology;2011, p1
An introduction to the journal is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics related to cochlear implantation including costs of cochlear implantation, literacy challenges in deaf implanted children, and cochlear implantation for unilateral deafness.
- Koklear implant ve isitme cihazi kullanan isitme kayipli ï¿½ocuklarin dil ve dinleme becerilerinin degerlendirilmesi. Turan, Zerrin; Taskiran K���k�nc�, Deniz; Cankuvvet, Nurdan; Yolal, Yasemin // Gulhane Medical Journal;Jun2012, Vol. 54 Issue 2, p142
In this study it was aimed to evaluate language and listening skills of children who were using cochlear implants and hearing aids. Of the children who participated in the study, 18 and 7 were using cochlear implants and hearing aids, respectively. Ages of the children were between 43 to 84...
- Individual Differences in Language Performance after Cochlear Implantation at One to Three Years of Age: Child, Family, and Linguistic Factors. Spencer, Patricia E. // Journal of Deaf Studies & Deaf Education;Oct2004, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p395
Language skills were investigated in a multicultural sample of 13 prelingually deaf children (11 profoundly deaf from birth) who received cochlear implants between 14 and 38 months of age; average duration of implant use was 49 months. Individual postimplant language skills ranged from extremely...
- The Sun Has Finally Come Out for Alex. Denworth, Lydia // Newsweek;4/10/2006, Vol. 147 Issue 15, p26
The article focuses on Alex Denworth, who had cochlear implants to cure his hearing loss. Denworth passed his newborn hearing screening, but began falling behind in his linguistic development at 18 months. He compensated well for his hearing loss, making it difficult to diagnose. After failing a...