Cochlear Implants and School Speech-Language Pathologists School-based speech-language pathologists are providing services for children's cochlear implants (CIs) because of newborn screenings, early amplification and early intervention allowing many of the children with CIs to attend regular educational programs. The CI is explained along with tips to make listening in the classroom better for the CI user. ... Article
Article  |   June 01, 2014
Cochlear Implants and School Speech-Language Pathologists
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Laura Hohla
    Public Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing Elementary School
  • Christine Switzer
    Speech Language Pathology Services
  • Disclosure: Financial: Laura Hohla and Christine Switzer have no financial interests to disclose.
    Disclosure: Financial: Laura Hohla and Christine Switzer have no financial interests to disclose.×
  • Nonfinancial: Laura Hohla and Christine Switzer have no nonfinancial interests to disclose.
    Nonfinancial: Laura Hohla and Christine Switzer have no nonfinancial interests to disclose.×
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Hearing Disorders / Hearing Aids, Cochlear Implants & Assistive Technology / School-Based Settings / Articles
Article   |   June 01, 2014
Cochlear Implants and School Speech-Language Pathologists
SIG 16 Perspectives on School-Based Issues, June 2014, Vol. 15, 81-93. doi:10.1044/sbi15.2.81
SIG 16 Perspectives on School-Based Issues, June 2014, Vol. 15, 81-93. doi:10.1044/sbi15.2.81

School-based speech-language pathologists are providing services for children's cochlear implants (CIs) because of newborn screenings, early amplification and early intervention allowing many of the children with CIs to attend regular educational programs. The CI is explained along with tips to make listening in the classroom better for the CI user. A hierarchy of listening skill development is outlined along with evaluation procedures for assessing listening, speech, and language skills for children with CIs at the early intervention, preschool, elementary school, and high school levels. A detailed therapy program is provided as well to assist the school clinician. Resources are listed to provide information not only for the clinicians and students, but for teachers and parents as well.

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