Longterm results in children who received cochlear implant during first and second year of life

Angelika Illg, Andreas Büchner, Thomas Lenarz & Anke Lesinski-Schiedat
Since implementation of newborn hearing screening the age of diagnosis and therapy in children with profound hearing loss could decline to 4–5 months. This is one reason for early implantation in very young age. Another reason is that speech development in children with CI is similar to speech[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]