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TECHNICAL INFORMATION

FDA > Implants and Prosthetics > Cochlear Implants

NIH > Hearing, Ear Infections, and Deafness > Cochlear Implants

Cochlear Implants and Sign Language: AudiologyOnline.com

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SIMULATIONS

Wonder what hearing through an implanted device is like?  Think Darth Vader.  Music?  No, can't recognize music.  Check out these simulations.

University of California Irvine: UCI.edu

University of Texas at Dallas: UTDallas.edu

House Ear Institute: HEI.org

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OFFICIAL POSITIONS

National Association of the Deaf (NAD) Position Paper: NAD.org

National Institutes of Health (NIH) Consensus Statement: MedHelp.org

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FOR PARENTS

A hearing parent of a child with a hearing deficit has amassed information and links: Listen-Up.org

Film Info (2004): Twins: Children With Cochlear Implants

PBS Online NewsHour (2001): Technology and Deaf Culture

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COMMENTARY

Signed only; no voicing: YouTube.com

PBS Online NewsHour (2001): Technology and Deaf Culture

University president, Dr. Davila, discusses C.I. use with students and a doctor of audiology (video, signed and captioned; a text version is available)  Link 

Vlogger Barbara DiGi (retrieved 20090824 from YouTube.com) - signed; no voice/caption:

 

 

MORE

Gallaudet University's Cochlear Implant Education Center Link

Gallaudet University: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) Link

 

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