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The proportion of children with residual hearing who receive cochlear implants is increasing across Canada and worldwide. Na et al’s research is a useful first step in providing evidence to assist the CI decision-making process for this specific population.
The uOttawa Piano Pedagogy Research Laboratory, in collaboration with researchers from uOttawa Audiology and the ENT and Otolaryngology clinic at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO), has been running a research program to investigate the abilities of cochlear implant (CI) recipients in learning and performing music, and the effects of music learning on their hearing system and well-being.
High thresholds in the TEN are likely in all cases to be associated with a poor ability to understand speech when background sounds are present.
Mysteries of the Hearing Brain — What Can Rate Code Tell Us About Cochlear-Implant and Older Listeners?
Samira Anderson looks at how impaired rate discrimination may affect an older person’s ability to understand speech in a cocktail party scenario.
In this edition of “Striking the Right Balance,” Audiologist Myron Huen from the Cochlear Implant team at St. Paul’s Hospital, Vancouver, BC, shares her experience performing vestibular assessments in Cochlear Implant candidates.
Our newest contributor, Samira Anderson, provides a bit of personal and professional background, and the basis for her new column.
Bob was recently invited to write the foreword to a new textbook on cochlear implants and implantable hearing devices, and in particular asked to give some historical perspectives. He shares it with us in this issue as “Cochlear Implantation: A Great Boost to Hearing Health Care.”
Gael Hannan give us some insight on the bimodal life where one sound has two different profiles when delivered through different technologies.
After a very successful and interesting CAA Conference, Bob Harrison wonders why there was not one single session related to cochlear implantation.
Peter Stelmacovich tells us that a need for reducing the negative consequences of UHL definitely exist. Although care must be taken to ensure that the treatment option chosen is carefully selected and produces the desired functional outcome, there is no need to ignore treating UHL.