Last Updated: Thursday, January 10, 2013
Principal Investigator: Anne Marie Tharpe, Ph.D.
Other researchers: Uma Soman, MED
Executive Function abilities are a group of thinking skills that help people plan, problem solve, and set goals. These thinking skills might contribute to language development and school success. We are interested in measuring these thinking skills in children with cochlear implants. Knowing your child's executive function profile might help your educational team plan for success.
Parents and their 7 to 16 year old children with cochlear implants will be asked to:
Children 7 to 16 years old with a cochlear implant
a small toy or book and your child's personal profile of strengths and weaknesses
One 2 hour visit to Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center