Giving Life a Jumpstart
- 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...
- Living Out Loud. Apicella, Katie // New Moon;Jul/Aug2002, Vol. 9 Issue 6, p18
Focuses on the health benefits of a cochlear implant for a deaf person.
- 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.
- Effects of Phonotactic Probabilities on the Processing of Spoken Words and Nonwords by Adults with Cochlear Implants Who Were Postlingually Deaf. Vitevitch, Michael S.; Pisoni, David B.; Kirk, Karen Ier; Hay-McCutcheon, Marcia; Yount, Stacey L. // Volta Review;Fall2000, Vol. 102 Issue 4, p283
Probabilistic phonotactics refers to the frequency with which segments and sequences of segments occur in syllables and words. Knowledge of phonotactics has been shown to be an important source of information in recognizing spoken words in listeners with normal hearing. Two online tasks (an...
- Cochlear implantation for progressive hearing loss. Gray R F; Jones S E M; Court I // Archives of Disease in Childhood;Aug2003, Vol. 88 Issue 8, p708
The concept of neural plasticity and the early natural abilities of hearing children to acquire speech and language without instruction have led many authorities to advocate cochlear implantation before the age of 5 years in congenital deafness. Older children therefore become lower priority for...
- Auditory Brainstem Implantation. Brackmann, Derald E. // Hearing Loss Magazine;Mar/Apr2010, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p19
In this article the author discusses auditory brainstem implantation (ABI) and its significance in tumor removal and placement for deaf patients in the U.S.
- Lending an Ear. Jerome, Richard; Gray, Susan // People;09/18/2000, Vol. 54 Issue 12, p192
Profiles Sigrid Cerf, a deaf woman who can hear now that she has received a cochlear implant.
- Sound and fury. Milstone, Carol // Saturday Night;Mar96, Vol. 111 Issue 2, p25
Looks at the protests against the use of cochlear implants to treat deafness children in Ottawa, Ontario. Anti-interventionist views by deaf people who support protection of deafness; Roots of the Deaf culture; Objections on the expectations by the cochlear implant industry.
- Jacob's Ride Finale... Jacob Landis. Smaka, Carolyn // Audiology Online;Oct2013, p1
An interview with Jacob Landis, a cochlear implant recipient from Annapolis, Maryland, is presented. When asked about the Jacob's Ride endeavor, he claims that its aim is to raise money for people who need a cochlear implant. He describes his trip to attend the Hearing Loss Association of...