Who can participate?
Infants and toddlers 3 months to 3 years old who have hearing loss in both ears may be eligible to participate.
Children with and without a developmental disability may participate. Examples of disabilities may include cognitive delays, cerebral palsy, developmental delays and speech delays.
What will happen in the study?
The study includes 3 study visits with a language evaluation and cognitive evaluation. The entire visit may take approximately 2 hours.
Parents interested in having their child participate will be given a consent form that thoroughly explains all of the details of the study. The form covers all of the procedures, the risks, the benefits, the pay, whom to contact with questions or concerns and more. A member of the study staff will review the consent form with you and will be sure that all of your questions are answered.