Cochlear Implant University
AG Bell eNEWS
Thursday, November 5, 2015
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Cochlear Implant University
Cochlear Implant University (CIU) is an interactive, self-advocacy skills-building online resource to help high school and college students with cochlear implants and their parents during the transition to college. High school and college students with cochlear implants and as well as parents of students in high school and college with cochlear implants are invited to participate in a research study. This research will help to evaluate CIU.
Participants in the study will include high school students (grades 10 through 12) or college students (freshmen through seniors). Students must have had their cochlear implants (unilateral, unilateral and hearing aid, or bilateral) for at least two years. The study will also involve parents of students who are in high school or college; these participants need not be the parents of students who are participating in the study.
Eligible student participants will complete two online surveys to answer questions about self-advocacy and the transition to college and may be asked to review the CIU website. Eligible parent participants will complete two online surveys to answer questions about the transition to college and supporting their students and may also review the CIU website. Participation should take between two and four hours.
For more information about CIU, read the article in Volta Voices Online. Click here (students) and click here (parents) to read more about the study and to participate. This research is being conducted by KDH Research & Communication, an Atlanta-based research firm funded by the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders.
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