ERIC Number: EJ608026
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
Cochlear Implants for Younger Children: A Preliminary Description of the Parental Decision Process and Outcomes.
Kluwin, Thomas N.; Stewart, David A.
American Annals of the Deaf, v145 n1 p26-32 Mar 2000
Interviews with 35 parents of children with cochlear implants found that one type of parent has initial and exclusive contact through a medical practitioner and is motivated by desire for a normal communication situation and the second type learns about implants from family or teachers and is motivated by lack of communication skills. (Contains references.) (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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