Cochlear implants use by prelingually deafened children: The influences of age at implant and

Fryauf-Bertschy, Holly; Tyler, Richard S.
February 1997
Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Feb1997, Vol. 40 Issue 1, p183
Academic Journal
Analyzes the longitudinal speech perception performance of prelingually deafened children who have three to five years of experience with their cochlear implants. Influence of age at implants and length of device use; Measurement of the pattern recognition and word identification of the children; Benefits of deaf children from cochlear implants.


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