Project Description

The book explains in a friendly, easy-to-follow style each stage of the process of cochlear implantation. Parents will discover how to have their child evaluated to determine her or his suitability for an implant. They’ll learn about implant device options how to choose an implant center and every detail of the surgical procedure. The initial “switch-on” is described along with the parent’s role in helping their child adjust to and successfully use the cochlear implant.

Authors: Patricia Chute and Mary Ellen Nevins

Publisher: Gallaudet University Press

Year: 2002

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