The day of your child’s initial activation will be life-changing. Typically scheduled two to four weeks after implantation, this important day may be filled with hope, excitement, and varied expectations.
Because children come to the process at different ages, with different hearing experiences and different levels of language development, they have a wide variety of responses to sound. The new sounds may be scary, confusing, or exciting to an infant or toddler. With time and practice, your child’s listening and language skills can significantly improve.