Last updated on August 2020

Restauration of the Auditory and Cognitive Functions in Cochlear Implanted Deaf Children in fNIRS


Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: Deafness | Hearing Loss | Auditory Loss and Deafness | Hearing Impairment
  • Age: Between 1 - 7 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Inclusion criteria:

Cohort 1 :

  • 10-24 months old children will be included.
  • All participants have to be affiliated to the social health security system and parental consent is obligatory.
  • All congenitally deaf patients will have a severe to profound hearing loss and about to be fitted with a cochlear implant.
  • Normally hearing counterparts shall have normal hearing as evidenced by acoustical otoemissions (AOE) in both ears.

Cohort 2 :

  • 3-7 years old children will be included.
  • All participants have to be affiliated to the social health security system and parental consent is obligatory.
  • All congenitally deaf patients will have a cochlear implant, and they will have been implanted before 2 years of age.
  • Normally hearing counterparts shall have normal hearing as evidenced by acoustical otoemissions (AOE) in both ears.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Exclusion criteria include psycho-neurological diseases, other sensorineural or motor deficiency, familial bilingualism, medications affecting vigilance and child whose both parents benefit from a legal protection measure

Recruitment Status: Open


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