Many parents who consider cochlear implants for their children, sometimes wonder what all the fuss is about. Mainly, why some members of the deaf community can oppose implants, and the impact of an implant on a child’s identity. But what happens when children ask for implants – as they can do?
Two Brothers Request Cochlear Implants
This story, in the Jacksonville Journal-Courier newspaper, gives a very balanced view on the debate over cochlear implants (CIs) so we are sharing the story here, to give readers different perspectives on the issue.
Having a cochlear implant is a personal choice, and parents can be tasked with making a decision on behalf of their children, with an eye to the future.