ERIC Number: ED357564
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Clark, Catherine; Scott, Larry
This brochure explains what a cochlear implant is, lists the types of individuals with deafness who may be helped by a cochlear implant, describes the process of evaluating people for cochlear implants, discusses the surgical process for implanting the aid, traces the path of sound through the cochlear implant to the brain, notes the costs of cochlear implants, and states the position of the Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf regarding cochlear implants in children. (JDD)
Descriptors: Assistive Devices (for Disabled), Children, Cochlear Implants, Communication Aids (for Disabled), Costs, Deafness, Equipment Utilization, Position Papers, Sensory Aids, Surgery
Publication Sales Department, Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf, Inc., 3417 Volta Place, N.W., Washington, DC 20007-2778 (single copy free).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Technical Inst. for the Deaf, Rochester, NY.; Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf, Inc., Washington, DC.