University of Edinburgh

The Potential Impact of New Technology on the Speech Perception and Production of Deaf Pupils

Presented in November, 1999


10 am Introduction to the Day

10.05 Cochlear implantation: Current developments
by Sue Archbold, Co-ordinator, Cochlear Implant Programme, Nottingham

12.00 The effectiveness of digital hearing aids: A Pilot Study at St John’s School, Boston Spa
by Andrew Powell, Audiologist, St John’s School, Boston Spa

12.45 Some issues in relation to signed and spoken language development
by Mary Brennan, Senior Lecturer in Deaf Education

2.00 Group discussions/tasks

3.30 Plenary session