Articles tagged with "cochlear implants"

Cochlear Implants Improve Performance and Net Savings in Infants

Do the costs and benefits of cochlear implantation differ between infants and older children? Background: While many studies show more rapid auditory and cognitive development in early cochlear implantation, other studies report little difference in outcomes in a small sample of children, some implanted before 12 months of age and others implanted later. Additionally, the development […]

Language Performance in Disabled Children with Cochlear Implants

What are the effects of cochlear implants (CIs) on language among children with disabilities? Background: Early implantation of a CI in children with typical development is strongly associated with improved outcomes. There are few studies, however, showing the effects of CI among children with additional disabilities, making decision-making and standards of care difficult for families […]