Comparison of early communicative behavior in young children with cochlear implants and with hearing aids.

@article{Tait1994ComparisonOE,
  title={Comparison of early communicative behavior in young children with cochlear implants and with hearing aids.},
  author={Mike Tait and Mark E. Lutman},
  journal={Ear and hearing},
  year={1994},
  volume={15 5},
  pages={352-61}
}
Analysis of preverbal behaviors, which are the natural precursors of language development, was performed in three groups of young children with severe/profound hearing impairments, based on video recordings of interactions with a known adult. All groups were matched for age at assessment. One group of nine children had Nucleus multichannel cochlear implants with the MSP sound processor, whereas the other two groups of nine children each used conventional hearing aids. The first hearing aid… CONTINUE READING