The speech–language pathologists, audiologists, and deaf educators at Boys Town National Research Hospital work with patients and their families to develop a comprehensive assessment and aural (re)habilitation program. Our clinicians support a variety of communication preferences including, but not limited to, spoken language communication, Signing Exact English (SEE), American Sign Language (ASL), and Cued Speech.
Most children who receive a cochlear implant are hearing for the very first time. Aural (re)habilitation mean providing intervention services that are designed to support both the child and the family to maximize auditory, speech, and language development. Services may include:
Most adults who receive a cochlear implant notice an immediate improvement in their hearing and listening skills. Our adult rehabilitation and therapy program is customized to support each patient’s communication and hearing goals. Services may include:
Our goal is to work with the patient and family to maximize individual auditory potential.