Tag Archive: Babies

September 8th, 2014 by | Tags: , , , , , | 4 Comments »

Even parents who have chosen a listening and spoken language outcome for their children often ask, “Should we use baby signs?” just to fill the gap during the time from identification to cochlear implantation, or […]

September 1st, 2014 by | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off

The day you’ve been waiting for is finally here!  After the process of candidacy assessments, choosing a device, and surgery, it’s finally time to activate the cochlear implant.  I’ve written before about what to expect in the first few […]

August 26th, 2014 by | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

On your mark… get set… go! In a track and field competition, runners race around the track, jumping hurdle after hurdle in an attempt to be the first to the finish line.  It’s an incredible […]

July 2nd, 2014 by | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

In this recap: Complicated Cochlear Implant Cases and Evidence Based Data to Support Early Cochlear Implantation   Complicated Cochlear Implant CasesTed Meyer, M.D., Ph.D.Meredith Holcomb, Au.D., CCC-A  Meyer, a surgeon, and Holcomb, and audiologist, both […]

June 2nd, 2014 by | Tags: , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

It’s my favorite time of the (every other) year — AG Bell Convention time!  Ever since my first convention back in 2012, this event has been the highlight of my (every other) summer.  For me, […]

April 23rd, 2014 by | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

Have you ever read a post on Cochlear Implant Online and thought, “Wow!  I wish I could have a therapist like that to work with my child!”? Well, now you can!  We often receive requests […]

March 14th, 2014 by | Tags: , , , , | 3 Comments »

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Even hearing babies don’t talk at this age.  Why does a child with hearing loss need “speech”?   I hear this from strangers, parents, grandparents, doctors, and state early intervention coordinators alike.  Most people can […]

February 27th, 2014 by | Tags: , , | 1 Comment »

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How do we take a new listener from hearing beeps at their cochlear implant activation to enjoying the whole wide world of sound? Well, if you remember how to eat an elephant, it’s not so […]