The effect of auditory experience on speech perception, localization, and functional performance of children who use a cochlear implant and a hearing aid in opposite ears.

@article{Ching2005TheEO,
  title={The effect of auditory experience on speech perception, localization, and functional performance of children who use a cochlear implant and a hearing aid in opposite ears.},
  author={Teresa Y. C. Ching and Mandy Hill and Jane A Brew and Paula Incerti and Sandra Priolo and Emma Rushbrook and Linda Forsythe},
  journal={International journal of audiology},
  year={2005},
  volume={44 12},
  pages={677-90}
}
This study was aimed at determining the effect of auditory experience on binaural benefits from using a cochlear implant and a hearing aid in opposite ears. Eighteen children were evaluated using tests of speech perception, horizontal localization, and functional performance when they used either a cochlear implant alone (CI) or a cochlear implant with a hearing aid (CIHA). Eight were experienced CIHA users, whereas ten had not worn a hearing aid in the non-implanted ear for up to eight years… CONTINUE READING