Kids with Severe Hearing Loss and Other Medical Conditions: Children with hearing loss combined with other medical conditions will require a hearing rehabilitation and medical program that addresses their needs in a comprehensive manner. It is always important to understand how the hearing loss interfaces with a child’s other challenges to best provide appropriate treatment and therapy to meet a child’s special needs.
The following presentations were given during CI2016, Toronto and include the following topics: Autism, Enlarged Vestibular Aqueduct (EVA), vestibular loss, CHARGE Syndrome, and visual impairment.
- Outcomes for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder & Cochlear Implants: Ellen Thomas MA, United States
- Cognitive Development in Children with Congenital Bilateral Vestibular Loss and Profound Sensorineural Hearing Loss: Charbel Nassif MD, France
- Cochlear Implantation in Children with CHARGE Syndrome: Meredith Holcomb AuD, United States
- CHARGE Syndrome: Characteristics and Outcomes in Pediatric Cochlear Implantation: Nancy Young MD, United States
- Implanting Sooner Rather than Waiting: Outcomes for Children with Asymmetric Hearing Loss, Diagnosed with Enlarged Vestibular Aqueduct (EVA), who Received a Cochlear Implant: Brandi Griffin AuD, United States
- X-Linked Malformation and Cochlear Implantation: Henrik Smeds MD, Sweden
- How Vision Matters for Young Cochlear Implant Users: Auditory Cortex Contributes to Photo Processing: Maojin Liang MA, China
- Cochlear Implantation in Children with Cochlear Nerve Deficiency: Natalie Loundon MD, France
- Bilateral Cochlear Implantation for Patients with Enlarged Vestibular Aqueducts: Evaluating Factors that Influence Outcomes: Jennifer Harris AuD, United States