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    Cochlear Implant Surgery

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    In previous years my mind has always been very controversial about cochlear implants. ive grown up with two deaf cousins that don 't have cochlear implants. After getting their opinions and hearing other deaf peoples opinion, some with cochlear implants some without, i have finally made up my mind. I have come to the conclusion that i don 't agree with cochlear implants because deafness is a natural thing, not a disability that needs to be fixed. If i had a child who was eligible for cochlear implant surgery i don 't think i would do it. the risks for the surgery are very high, some that i wouldn 't want to put a one year old child through. and like i 've said before, deadness to me is not a disability. It was the way they were born just like…

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    Cochlear Implants Analysis

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    In recent years, numerous technological advances have come forth in an attempt to resolve or dampen the effects of different sensory impairments. Since around the intermediate years of the 1900s, one invention in particular has been designed, revised, and debated over with the purpose of aiding individuals who suffer complete and various partial forms of hearing loss. Hearing loss involves cochlear malfunction, and the cochlea is the primary hearing organ in the inner ear. Over the past few…

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    or her a cochlear implant. I probably wouldn’t think twice about it. Because I would want my child to experience and hear all of the things I 've been able to hear. And I know that it’s a major surgery for a newborn child but I would be doing what I think I best for my child. And at the end of the day the child is mine, and a lot of people may agree with it and a lot may not but I would do what I think is best for my child. I want my kid to be able to hear the waves in the ocean, and all the fun…

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    Cochlear Implant Essay

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    have or require a cochlear implant? If so, you may be eligible for social security benefits, if you meet certain requirements. A cochlear implant is a device used to aid in the function of the inner ear by sending signals to the brain. In situations where the inner ear is damaged this electronic device actually replaces the function of the inner ear, giving patients a better chance to hear and communicate with others. The cochlear implant is intended for those who are considered profoundly…

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    Cochlear implants, also known as the “bionic ear”, are devices that help provide aid for those hard-of-hearing. These devices are extremely complex and contain parts that are forced to work as a functioning unit. I will be going into more in depth with cochlear implants as well as defining what a cochlear implant actually is. I will also explain the costs that are involved, who the “best candidate” would be for implantation, and the risks and benefits involved with the implant. According to the…

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    The Controversy Over Cochlear Implants A great divide in the Deaf community have taken sides over whether they believe cochlear implants are a “medical miracle or ethnic genocide” (Controversy Over Cochlear Implants). Cochlear implants serve as a tool for deaf people to be given a chance to hear the world around them. However, many people in the Deaf community believe that given the option to take a chance on nerve damage and be given the chance to hear is not worth the risk at hand. Also many…

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    Some people believe cochlear implants improve the lives of those who are hard of hearing or deaf. In many cases, supporters of the implant are hearing parents of a hearing impaired child, as in America “90% of deaf children are born to hearing parents. There are about one million deaf people in America, so 90% is approximately 900,000 people, which is close to the population of Austin, Texas. Not being able to communicate with their child and the pressure of raising them in an extremely…

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    Let me start by saying that I am extremely grateful that my mother did not force me to have the surgery for Cochlear Implant when I was young, then have to with its consequences both mentally and physically. I was deeply upset when the boy, I missed his name, had half of his mouth paralyzed because of the CI surgery he had which screwed with his brain. I can't imagine not being able to smile and people might be staring at me wondering why I don't smile and might be just a jerk or it could be…

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    mainly communication has been signs and gestures (Total communication). He is also attending speech and hearing impaired kindergarten for six month, and was a very attentive and eager student Marcus parents are considering a new surgical technology called the “Cochlear Implant” that can restore some of his hearing disability. This implant is a procedure that allows sounds and speeches to be processed and send to the brain,and improve some hearing.…

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    10 through 18, and overall age-span birth through 18 years of age have more academic success with a cochlear implants compared to children without a cochlear implant. The studies correlate with children who receive a cochlear implant early in life and this contributes to greater success academically for a deaf child. According to Bat-Chava et al. (2014), Geers & Nicholas (2013) and Levine (2016), early implantation of cochlear implants is best to achieve and maintain age-appropriate spoken…

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