Cochlear Implant is one of the surgical amplification devices for two years old children and older with severe to profound hearing loss and in children 12-23 months of age with profound deafness. Speech perception is the auditory ability an understanding the language. The study was done in 240 cochlear implant children 4-8 years of age. This study is focusing on the comparison of speech perception in cochlear implant children among males and females. Simple and complex stories were used in phase and sentence levels as test material. The results reveal that there is no significant difference between males and females in speech perception. In 4-8 years old children there is no gender difference in speech perception. Future studies can be a focus on different age groups of children with cochlea implants.
Key words: Speech perception, Cochlear implant, Male, Female