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UT Offers Special Training for Teachers of Children with Cochlear Implants (194)

The University of Tennessee has established the state’s first certified program to train teachers of children with cochlear implants. Velvet Buehler, director of UT-Knoxville’s Child Hearing Services, said the surgically inserted implants greatly increase a hearing impaired child’s potential for learning and communication. However, those children require teachers who are specially trained to maximize that