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Music for Children with Hearing LossA Resource for Parents and Teachers$
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Lyn Schraer-Joiner

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780199855810

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2015

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199855810.001.0001

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An Introduction to the Cochlear Implant

An Introduction to the Cochlear Implant

(p.214) Chapter 7 An Introduction to the Cochlear Implant
Music for Children with Hearing Loss

Lyn E. Schraer-Joiner

Oxford University Press

This chapter focuses on the cochlear implant, a biomedical electronic device containing electrodes positioned within the cochlea to stimulate remaining hair cells. It examines the evolution of the cochlear implant device, pediatric cochlear implantation, its current research trends, as well as the issues associated with said device. Also included are music research studies that involve children wearing the device, and its implications for the music classroom. The latter part of the chapter recounts the story of one cochlear implant user as an added insight to the medical procedures presented.

Keywords:   cochlear implant, music research studies, music classroom

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