Despite cochlear implants hearing-impaired children face cognitive skill challenges, says study

May 22, 2014 11:58 PM

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Despite cochlear implants hearing-impaired children face cognitive skill challenges, says study

Children wearing cochlear implants to help regain hearing ability are likely going to face executive functioning challenges, which are skills ranging from memory to conceptual learning and problem solving.

That's the findings of a new study involving 73 children who received a CI implant before the age of 7 and 78 children not wearing a cochlear implant.

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