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Audiology 2005;1(1): 90-93.
Published online: December 31, 2005.
doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.21848/audiol.2005.1.1.90
인공와우 이식 아동의 청각재활 사례
박성혜, 이동진
한림대학교 성심병원 난청클리닉
Aural Rehabilitation of Children with Cochlear Implants
Sung-Hye Park, Dong-Jin Lee
Hearing Center, Department of Otolaryngology, Sacred-Heart Hospital, Hallym University, Anyang, Korea
Correspondence  Sung-Hye Park ,Tel: (031) 380-3792, Fax: (031) 380-3794, Email: iamlearning@hanmail.net
Received: November 28, 2005;  Accepted: December 5, 2005.  Published online: December 31, 2005.
ABSTRACT
Congenitally deaf children who receive cochlear implants at a young age have the potential to achieve nearly normal language development. As the developmental effects of a profound hearing loss are multiple, cochlear implants have been applied to ever younger children in an attempt to promote a more normal level of developmental learning through audition. However, rehabilitaion therapists must realize that intensive and long-duration auditory-verbal education is required postoperatively to achieve this goal. Two children with auditory rehabilitation for about 5 months after the operation were evaluated to examine how auditory perception would improve. Both cases showed benefits of aural rehabilitation. After the cochlea implant surgical operation, aural rehabilitation is reguired and education for natural language development should be run parallel accordingly.
Key Words: Cochlear implant·Aural rehabiliation·Auditory training.
중심단어: 인공와우· 청능훈련· 청능재활.
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