BATOD
The British Association of Teachers of the Deaf
Promoting Excellence in Deaf Education

Cochlear Implant Archive

Guidelines for Teachers of the Deaf working with children with cochlear implants 2011The introduction to the BCIG Guidelines for Teachers of the Deaf working with children with cochlear implants.
Cochlear Implant Archive01 Jan
Cochlear Implants in children: past, present and futureSue Archbold, Education Co-ordinator, The Ear Foundation presents an overview of the developments in the field of cochlear implantation since 1989.
Cochlear Implant Archive19 Dec
Cochlear implantation and the futureA paper from America - Patricia M Chute, EdD; Helen C Buhler, PhD of Mercy College, Dobbs Ferry, NY discuss their views of issues that are becoming apparent as cochlear implants become commonplace and the technology advances.
Cochlear Implant Archive19 Dec
Working with pupils with CIs in an oral environmentPat Tufnell, Vivien Ogg Mary Hare Grammar School describe their work at Mary Hare Grammer school as they receive more pupils with cochlear implants.
Cochlear Implant Archive19 Dec
Keeping the links workingCecilia McAnallen Deputy Director/Senior Speech & Language Therapist, Regional Cochlear Implant Centre, Belfast City Hospital Trust writes about the work in Northern Ireland. RCIC, was established in 1992
Cochlear Implant Archive19 Dec
Successful use of FM systems with cochlear implant speech processorsCochlear implants and FM Radio Aid systems have now been in successful use for a number of years. Elizabeth Wood South of England Cochlear Implant Centre and John Popplestone Connevans Ltd cover some of the main points to consider and provide details of reserach carried out at South of England Cochlear Implant Centre.
Cochlear Implant Archive19 Dec
When do we listen to the voice of the child?Linda Watson considers the point where the child's voice is heard as the decision maker.
Cochlear Implant Archive01 Jan
One size fits all?Tricia Kemp, Co-ordinator of CICS considers some of the perceived challenges faced as professionals and families come to terms with cochlear implantation. Cochlear Implanted Children’s Support (CICS) is a voluntary group, run by parents for parents, providing contact, information and support for families whose children have cochlear implants and for those who are considering an implant for their deaf child.
Cochlear Implant Archive01 Jan
Categorising hearing loss for those with cochlear implantsMarian Grimes Research Associate, Achievements of Deaf Pupils in Scotland Project, explains how the Project met the dilema of how to describe the hearing loss of a child with a fully functioning implant.
Cochlear Implant Archive19 Dec
Teenage programme at SouthamptonThe South of England Cochlear Implant Centre (SOECIC)is a combined adult and children's programme - deaf children and adults from eight months to eighty years of age are seen. This range helps to shape the ways in which SOEIC meets the needs of all its implant users.
Cochlear Implant Archive19 Dec
Growing Up, Moving OnEileen McSporran Birmingham Children's Cochlear Implant Programme, explains how the Implant Programme works with teenagers.
Cochlear Implant Archive19 Dec
Phonological awarenessDr Deborah James, Newcastle University discusses her research into phonological awareness in deaf children.
Cochlear Implant Archive19 Dec
Cochlear implantation and cued speech internationallyAnne Worsfold, Executive Director, Cued Speech Association UK asks "How can we ensure that implanted children reach their potential?" Research and case studies from Europe and America suggest that the early and constant use of Cued Speech by family members and professionals can significantly improve the children’s ability to benefit from the implant.
Cochlear Implant Archive01 Jan
Management of cochlear implants within a special school where the curriculum is delivered in BSLFrances Pye, Educational Audiologist, RSD Derby considers the use of cochlear implants with BSL bi-lingual CI users.
Cochlear Implant Archive01 Jan
ci-4teenz website evaluationReport and poster produced following the evaluation of the use of the CI-4Teenz website since its launch.
Cochlear Implant Archive19 Dec
Manchester adolescent cochlear implant programmeSeveral of the CI Programmes have support for teenagers, Christine Anderson, Co-ordinator Manchester Adolescent Cochlear Implant Programme describes how Manchester deals with teenagers who are referred to their Centre.
Cochlear Implant Archive19 Dec
Working with teenagersElizabeth Beadle Teacher of the Deaf/Young people's coordinator, Nottingham Cochlear Implant Programme/The Ear Foundation brings BATOD members up-to-date with the work of Nottingham Cochlear Implant Programme, in collaboration with the Ear Foundation to support teenagers with cochlear implants in a social setting
Cochlear Implant Archive19 Dec
Cochlear implants in children with complex needsAlex Wheeler Great Ormond Street Hospital believes it is very important not to make assumptions about what children with complex needs are able to achieve both with hearing aids and potentially with a cochlear implant.
Cochlear Implant Archive01 Jan
Generic troubleshooting of a cochlear implant systemWith the number children with cochlear implants increasing, management of cochlear implant (CI) equipment in the classroom is becoming more important. In this article the focus is on systematically checking the components of a CI. This approach has the advantage that the recommendations, though general, are applicable to all CI devices.
Cochlear Implant Archive01 Jan