Mini-Course: Preparing for School-Entry


2 - What is a Cochlear Implant?


This mini-course examines various aspects of what a cochlear implant is and how it is used. Understanding this information will provide you with a foundation for teaching a child with a cochlear implant in your classroom.  

After this mini-course, you will understand:
  • The components of a cochlear implant
  • How cochlear implants work
  • How children wear cochlear implants
  • How children with cochlear implants interpret sound
  • How to differentiate cochlear implant facts from myths 

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