Basma Center launches the activities of “Cochlear implant for children with hearing impairment” project

 

As a part of “Cochlear implant for children with hearing impairment” project which is funded by the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development – Kuwait, Basma Center for Audiology and Speech Therapy started implementing the rehabilitation sessions.

Emad Isleem, director manager of the Health and Community Rehabilitation Department, confirmed that the audiologists first check the children’s hearing before they are nominated to receive speech rehabilitation sessions to ensure that speech disorders are not directly related to hearing disorders. He also added that Basma Center team uses the latest medical devices.

Worth mentioning that the project will provide 30 hearing aids, supply the ABR device , and implant 10 cochleae.

 

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