Search for dissertations about: "Cochleaimplantat"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the word Cochleaimplantat.

  1. 1. Children with Cochlear Implants : Cognition and Reading Ability

    Author : Malin Wass; Björn Lyxell; Birgitta Sahlén; Birgitta Larsby; Anita McAllister; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Cochlear implants; children; working memory; phonological skills; lexical access; reading ability; Cochleaimplantat; barn; arbetsminne; fonologiska färdigheter; lexikal aktivering; läsförmåga.; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : The present thesis investigated cognitive ability in children with severe to profound hearing impairment who have received cochlear implants (CIs). The auditory stimulation from a cochlear implant early in life influences most cognitive functions as a consequence of the plasticity of the brain in the young child. READ MORE

  2. 2. Rethinking Sound : Computer-assisted reading intervention with a phonics approach for deaf and hard of hearing children using cochlear implants or hearing aids

    Author : Cecilia Nakeva von Mentzer; Björn Lyxell; Birgitta Sahlén; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Computer-assisted reading intervention; phonics approach; deaf and hard of hearing; children; cochlear implants; hearing aids; Datorbaserad fonologisk lästräning; döva och hörselskadade barn; cochleaimplantat; hörapparat;

    Abstract : In the present thesis, computer-assisted reading intervention with a phonics approach was examined in deaf and hard of hearing children (DHH) aged 5, 6 or 7 years old using cochlear implants, hearing aids or a combination of both. Children with normal hearing (NH), matched for non-verbal intelligence and age, served as a reference group. READ MORE

  3. 3. Cognitive capacities and composite cognitive skills in individuals with Usher syndrome type 1 and 2

    Author : Cecilia Henricson; Björn Lyxell; Claes Möller; Björn Lidestam; Håkan Alm; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Usher syndrome; Cognition; Phonological skills; Lexical Access; Working memory; Reading; Theory of Mind; Deafblindness; Ushers syndrom; Kognition; Fonologisk förmåga; Lexikal access; Arbetsminne; Läsning; Theory of Mind; Dövblindhet;

    Abstract : The present thesis belongs to the research area disability research and deal with specific aspects of cognition in individuals with Usher syndrome type 1 and 2. The subject has been investigated and is discussed within an interdisciplinary framework, though the theories applied and described are derived from the area of cognitive psychology. READ MORE

  4. 4. Narration and reading comprehension in Swedish children and adolescents with hearing impairment

    Author : Lena Asker-Árnason; foniatri och audiologi Logopedi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; reading comprehension; writing process; narrative; Hearing impairment; Complex langage skills; pause time; lexical development;

    Abstract : The aim of the present thesis was to explore reading comprehension and narration in children and adolescents with different degrees of hearing impairment (HI). In Study I, reading comprehension was investigated in 16 children with cochlear implants (CI), aged 7-13 years. READ MORE