Pre-school children (0-5 years)
Please find below links to studies involving pre-school children and reception, their families and professionals working with them. Research at The Ear Foundation is conducted mainly around the views and experiences of families, users of technology and professionals; these are highlighted below. Other studies include educational, language and communication outcomes.
- Using radio aids with pre-school deaf children. full report Radio aids and pre-school deaf children- infographic
- Early implantation - Communication outcomes
- Parental perspectives: Children with cochlear implants - Parents' perspectives
- Complex needs - complex outcomes: Children with CIs - Parents' perspectives
Other studies which include them and/or may also be relevant to these pre-school children & toddlers (for the future):
- Young people with mild to moderate hearing loss - Parents' & Teachers' perspectives
- Bilateral v unilateral in young children - Language & communication outcomes
- Deaf education: changed by cochlear implanation - Bundle of studies on educational outcomes
- Prevalence of additional disabilities with deafness - Literature review
- The Communication Journey - Parents' perspectives
- European Survey: cochlear implant services - Parents' & Professionals' perspectives
- CRIDE data
For more information about:
- Pre-school children & families, please click here (Family Programme).
- Pre-school children & education, please click here (Education Programme).
- Pre-school children & clinical services, please click here (Clinical Programme).
To become involved in our Research, please visit this page.