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App will teach infants with cochlear implants to speak
App will teach infants with cochlear implants to speak (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A team of Swinburne researchers is developing an app to teach infants with cochlear implants how to speak. GetTalking is designed for infants who are born deaf and receive cochlear implants. These infants must learn how to associate the sounds ... Read More »

Two ears are better than one: double cochlear implants improve student grades
Two ears are better than one: double cochlear implants improve student grades (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

One cochlear ear can give a child the gift of hearing, but a new study shows two can help them excel at school. A world-first study of deaf primary school students has revealed children with double cochlear implants performed much ... Read More »

Families’ communication choices for children with hearing loss
Families’ communication choices for children with hearing loss (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Parents of young children who experience hearing loss are influenced by a number of external factors when deciding whether their child will use speech or sign language, or be multilingual, research from Charles Sturt University (CSU) has shown. Professor Sharynne ... Read More »

App a solution for kids with hearing loss
App a solution for kids with hearing loss (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

An app initially developed to cut down doctors visit for one little boy could play a role in fighting one of Australia’s largest emerging public health issues. The hearing test app was developed by ECU PhD student Luke Brook for ... Read More »

Research finds emotions fall on tone-deaf ears
Research finds emotions fall on tone-deaf ears (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A new study has revealed that those with congenital amusia (commonly refereed to as tone-deafness) have trouble decoding emotions in speech and find it hard to pick up on emotional cues in conversation. “In all speech there is a musical ... Read More »

Bilateral cochlear implants facilitate binaural hearing
Bilateral cochlear implants facilitate binaural hearing (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Cochlear implants — electronic devices surgically implanted in the ear to help provide a sense of sound — have been successfully used since the late 1980’s. But questions remain as to whether bilateral cochlear implants, placed in each ear rather ... Read More »

 
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