Exposure to Spoken Communication in Children With Cochlear Implants During COVID-19 Lockdown

JAMA Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery

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What The Study Did: This study examined how lockdowns during the COVID-19 pandemic changed the spoken communication environments of children with cochlear implants by comparing the sounds they were exposed to before and during the resulting closures of schools and nonessential businesses.

Authors: Karen A. Gordon, Ph.D., of the University of Toronto and The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Canada, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.5496)

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