Cochlear implant surgery for your child can be life-changing for your entire family. The process to evaluate and treat your child’s condition, including the decision to proceed with implants, can be confusing, however. To help better understand the decisions your family and child’s care team will make, and to discover the answers to common questions about cochlear implants, explore the following:
New Computer Program Predicts Success of Cochlear Implants in Hearing-Impaired Children
A new computer program that analyzes functional brain MRIs of hearing impaired children can predict whether they will develop effective language skills within two years of cochlear implant surgery, according to a study in the journal Brain and Behavior. Read more.