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Speech Pathology and Audiology
Nickola Nelson, Speech Pathology and Audiology
Harold Bate, Speech Pathology and Audiology
Teresa Crumpton, Speech Pathology and Audiology
The Food and Drug Administration approved the use of Nucleus 22 multi-channel cochlear implants for children 2 to 17 years of age in June of 1990. Since that date, research concerning speech perception skills and educational implications for children with cochlear implants has been continuous. Sill, more research is needed concerning how children in mainstream general education classrooms use their audition. The present study was designed to assess the use of auditory skills to follow classroom directions. The participants of this study were children who wore cochlear implants and were placed in a mainstream classroom environment using total communication strategies and in interpreter.
McCarter, Carrie, "Use of Cochlear Implants to Understand Oral Directions: Responding and Clarifying" (1997). Honors Theses. 546.
Honors Thesis-Campus Only