Study: Children with cochlear implants can learn to control their voices

01/18/2010 | Yahoo!

Children with bilateral cochlear implants experience difficulties in regulating the loudness and pitch of their voices, but they have the ability to improve their voice pitch control over time, as they become more exposed to hearing, Canadian researchers found. "Targeted speech therapies that assist children using cochlear implants in monitoring and modifying the pitch and loudness of their voice would be useful in this setting," they said.

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