Varied solutions are available today depending on your childs individual hearing situation. However a few basics rules apply to all situations. Your child needs to hear as early in life as possible, from both ears and as well as possible. This often includes providing hearing aids with child appropriate technology.
Important: Not all hearing instruments and not all technology is appropriate for your child in all situations at all stages of auditory development.
If the damage in the cochlear is too extensive and hearing aids can’t provide adequate auditory stimulation, your child will be a candidate for a cochlear implant.
Whereas all cochlear implant provide enough stimulation to develop speech the degree of sophistication, amount of channels and the overall stimulation rate determines your childs long term central auditory processing skills and subsequent academic achievement.
Besides functionality of a CI, other very important factors are, impact resistance and to be able to hear in all situations including while swimming.