Cochlear implants (CIs) are complex electronic devices surgically implanted under the skin behind the ear. These devices use electrodes placed in the inner ear (the cochlea) to stimulate the auditory nerve of individuals who have significant permanent hearing loss.
Why do some students with cochlear implants request accommodations and others do not?
Learn more through this webcast about cochlear implants, their prevalence, the benefits and variables among users, and accommodations frequently provided in educational settings.
Use this tipsheet for a quick explanation about how to read an audiogram and information about the type, degree, and configuration of hearing loss.