Tag Archive: Adults

November 21st, 2014 by | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off

Hearing technology can provide incredible access to sound for speech, language, cognitive, and social development.  However, one of the most basic reasons people choose hearing aids, cochlear implants, or Baha devices for themselves or for […]

November 19th, 2014 by | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off

Whether you’ve been hard of hearing all your life or are adjusting to life as a late-deafened adult, navigating the workforce with hearing loss can be a challenge.  How can you manage job interviews, communication […]

April 2nd, 2012 by | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments »

When you begin to investigate cochlear implants for your child or yourself, the amount of information, terminology, and decisions can seem overwhelming.  Once you feel that you have a handle on things, someone throws another […]

February 19th, 2012 by | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off

Tinnitus is the internal perception of sound in the absence of an external sound source.  Often called “ringing in the ears” or described as a rushing, whirring sound, tinnitus affects people with and without hearing […]

October 24th, 2011 by | Tags: , , , , , , , , | 27 Comments »

Mapping (or MAPping) is the term for programming a cochlear implant to the specifications and needs of its user.  While any cochlear implant user, or parent, caregiver, or family member of a CI user, has […]

June 13th, 2011 by | Tags: , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

Having a hearing loss should not prevent a person from participating in sports and activities with his or her hearing peers.  Here are a few tips and tricks to help make your or your child’s […]

March 20th, 2011 by | Tags: , , , | 2 Comments »

Carole is an adult who grew up with hearing loss and wore hearing aids for most of her life and did not know that she was a candidate for cochlear implants until 2007.  Carole is […]

March 18th, 2011 by | Tags: , , , , , | 1 Comment »

Is a Cochlear Implant worth it? Yes.  I can absolutely assure you a cochlear implant is worth every single penny.  To be totally deaf, in my opinion, is totally unnecessary in this day and age, […]