Cognitive development in children with cochlear implants: relations to reading and communication.

@article{Lyxell2008CognitiveDI,
  title={Cognitive development in children with cochlear implants: relations to reading and communication.},
  author={Bj{\"o}rn Lyxell and Birgitta S. Sahl{\'e}n and Malin Wass and Tina Ibertsson and Birgitta Larsby and M. H{\"a}llgren and Elina Margareetta M{\"a}ki-Torkko},
  journal={International journal of audiology},
  year={2008},
  volume={47 Suppl 2},
  pages={S47-52}
}
The purpose of the present article is to present an overview of a set of studies conducted in our own laboratory on cognitive and communicative development in children with cochlear implants (CI). The results demonstrate that children with CIs perform at significantly lower levels on the majority of the cognitive tasks. The exceptions to this trend are tasks with relatively lower demands on phonological processing. A fairly high proportion of the children can reach a level of reading… CONTINUE READING

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