Journal article

Speech detection and localization results and clinical outcomes for children receiving sequential bilateral cochlear implants before four years of age

Karyn L Galvin, Mansze Mok, Richard C Dowell, Robert J Briggs

International Journal of Audiology | INFORMA HEALTHCARE | Published : 2008


Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council

Funding Acknowledgements

The authors are very grateful to the children and families who participated in this research, and to the clinicians and surgeons of the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital Cochlear Implant Clinic, who provided audiological and medical management of the participants. Thanks are also due to Dr Richard van Hoesel for providing the localization software; David Grayden for adapting his AdSpon software to suit the purposes of the study; Mark Harrison for technical support; and Dr Julia Sarant for comments on earlier versions of the manuscript. Financial support for this work was provided by The University of Melbourne's Department of Otolaryngology; The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Melbourne; The William Angliss Foundation; The Collier Fund; and the National Health and Medical Research Council (Project Grant no. 454318).