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The University of Texas at Dallas

Follow-Up Services

MAPping/Programming of Sound Processor

  • MAPping is the process by which the audiologist determines the amount of electrical stimulation each electrode delivers to the auditory nerve so that the child can respond.
  • For more information, visit the FAQ page.

FM System Consultations/Evaluations

  • Appointments may be scheduled with an audiologist to determine if an FM system is appropriate for your child.   
  • For more information,visit the FAQ page.  

Speech-Language Therapy

  • Individualized speech-language therapy, including auditory-verbal therapy.
  • Therapy plans, schedules and goals are determined for each child’s unique needs.

Success with Auditory Therapy (SWAT)

  • Designed for children who have received their cochlear implant within the last year.
  • Provides the family with information and expectations for auditory skill development.
  • Appointments are scheduled in conjunction with the child’s audiological and MAPping appointments.
  • The program is supplemental and should not take the place of weekly speech-language therapy with a speech-language pathologist.

School Visits

  • Team members may visit your child’s school personnel and educate them about cochlear implants and your child’s individual needs.