Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Expressive Spoken Language Development in Children with Cochlear Implants

Researchers assessed expressive spoken grammar skills of young children with cochlear implants and compared them with normally hearing children. Of the children studied who were between the ages of four and six years, 58 percent were "at or above the expressive spoken language grammatical level of normally hearing three year olds after three years of consistent cochlear implant use".

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