This paper examines the factors that are significant predictors of spoken language acquisition in children with cochlear implants. Factors identified include age of cochlear implantation, age of diagnosis, age started hearing aid use, parent educational level, and family income.
Program in Audiology and Communication Sciences, Washington University School of Medicine
Language Development -- child; Cochlear Implants -- child
Witkin, Dena Michele, "Identification of factors predicting spoken language development in young children with a cochlear implant" (2005). Independent Studies and Capstones. Paper 528. Program in Audiology and Communication Sciences, Washington University School of Medicine.