Factors influencing spoken language outcomes in children following early cochlear implantation.

@article{Geers2006FactorsIS,
  title={Factors influencing spoken language outcomes in children following early cochlear implantation.},
  author={Ann E. Geers},
  journal={Advances in oto-rhino-laryngology},
  year={2006},
  volume={64},
  pages={50-65}
}
  • Ann E. Geers
  • Published 2006 in Advances in oto-rhino-laryngology
Development of spoken language is an objective of virtually all English-based educational programs for children who are deaf or hard of hearing. The primary goal of pediatric cochlear implantation is to provide critical speech information to the child's auditory system and brain to maximize the chances of developing spoken language. Cochlear implants have the potential to accomplish for profoundly deaf children what the electronic hearing aid made possible for hard of hearing children more than… CONTINUE READING