Importance of Auditory Verbal Therapy/Speech Therapy after Cochlear Implantation: A Case StudyAuthor : Anna Vinu Varghese and A. Turin Martina
Volume 7 No.3 October-December 2018 pp 6-8
Studies in the past years have shown that cochlear implant is the most effective management for profound hearing loss. Majority of the Cochlear Implant recipients are children. With the surgery done after early identification and with intensive speech therapy/ auditory verbal therapy, the speech and language skills as well as the listening skills can be improved. The present study shows the importance of AVT/Speech Therapy in habilitation children with Cochlear Implants by demonstrating the pre and post therapy results of subjective measures done in a single case, even with a gap in habilitation of 1.5 years. The study brings out notable results which correlate with previous studies published.
Intensive Speech Therapy, Auditory Verbal Therapy, Cochlear Implant
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