Cochlear implantation for progressive hearing loss.

@article{Gray2003CochlearIF,
  title={Cochlear implantation for progressive hearing loss.},
  author={Roger F. Gray and Steve E. Jones and Ismael Court},
  journal={Archives of disease in childhood},
  year={2003},
  volume={88 8},
  pages={
          708-11
        }
}
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 scarce public funds because they are perceived to have passed the "window of opportunity" to learn speech, even if hearing is restored, and continue to rely on sign language. This paper shows that a… CONTINUE READING

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