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December 11-13, 2014 - Nashville, Tennessee, USA
Symposium on Cochlear Implants in Children

Hosted by the American Cochlear Implant Alliance and Vanderbilt University Medical Center. The three day meeting provides educational and networking opportunities for the attendees as well as the opportunity to interact directly with corporate partners

The American Cochlear Implant Alliance is a non-profit organization whose mission is to advance access to the gift of hearing provided by cochlear implantation through research, advocacy and awareness.

The overarching goal of this conference is to open the pathways of education, dissemination of research, and dialogue between clinicians, educators, and scientists with the intended outcome of improving identification, intervention, and long-term outcomes for children with cochlear implants. In line with this goal, the primary objectives include an interdisciplinary distribution of knowledge, research and awareness for pediatric cochlear implantation highlighting clinically translational research for audiologists, deaf educators, engineers, otologists, speech-language pathologists, and consumer advocates.

Presentations will cover all aspects of pediatric cochlear implantation from early identification of hearing loss, intervention, childhood language development, implant programming, outcomes, surgical issues and considerations, and future directions for research