Cochlear implants for younger children: a preliminary description of the parental decision process and outcomes.

@article{Kluwin2000CochlearIF,
  title={Cochlear implants for younger children: a preliminary description of the parental decision process and outcomes.},
  author={Thomas N. Kluwin and D. Antwan Stewart},
  journal={American annals of the deaf},
  year={2000},
  volume={145 1},
  pages={
          26-32
        }
}
The authors conducted a preliminary telephone interview study of a random sample of 35 parents whose children had received cochlear implants through a large-scale implant program. Parents were asked about their child's preimplant and postimplant communications skills, how they learned about implants, and how they arrived at the decision to have their child receive an implant. Results of the interviews suggest, a least for this program, that two types of decision sequences are followed. One type… CONTINUE READING
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