Individuals with Cochlear Implants: Introduction

Module Assessment

1. What is a cochlear implant?

2. What are the external parts of a cochlear implant?

3. What is a cochlear implant MAP?

4. Who might provide input to create an appropriate MAP?

5. What is a limitation of the CI?

6. When is it recommended for children to receive a cochlear implant?

7. The later the age of implantation, the greater the need for:

8. What is one result of early auditory deprivation?

9. What is a factor in how well a child learns to use a cochlear implant to communicate?

10. What is the percentage of children with cochlear implants who are educated in the mainstream classroom setting?