Acta Scientific Otolaryngology (ASOL)

Review Article Volume 2 Issue 4

Impact of Cochlear Implant on Auditory and Speech Perception, Speech Production and Language Development in Prelingual Deaf Children

Nazia Begam and MD Abu Bashar*

Community Medicine, MM Deemed University, Mullana, Ambala, India

*Corresponding Author: MD Abu Bashar, Community Medicine, MM Deemed University, Mullana, Ambala, India.

Received: February 24, 2020; Published: March 14, 2020



  Profound deafness during childhood affects the normal development of auditory and speech perception, speech production, and language skills. Cochlear implants (CIs) have revolutionized the scenario of rehabilitation of profoundly deaf individuals. A prelingual deaf is one who is congenitally deaf or whose hearing loss occurred before speech development. The current review was undertaken to assess the impact of cochlear implants (CIs) in prelingual deaf children on their hearing and speech perception, speech production and language development.

Keywords: Prelingual Deafness; Cochlear Implants; Speech Perception; Speech Production; Language Development



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Citation: Nazia Begam and MD Abu Bashar. “Impact of Cochlear Implant on Auditory and Speech Perception, Speech Production and Language Development in Prelingual Deaf Children". Acta Scientific Otolaryngology 2.4 (2020): 10-14.

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