Tag Archive: Cochlear Implant

October 14th, 2014 by | Tags: , | 7 Comments »

Opponents of cochlear implants, or CI skeptics, or even those who are neutral but uninformed often parrot the lines that “Some people just don’t do well with cochlear implants.”  They say, “Not everyone gets the same […]

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 7th, 2014 by | Tags: , , , , , | 2 Comments »

Last night, the children’s news program Nick News with Linda Ellerbee was all about kids who are deaf or hard of hearing.  The program featured stories from five different tweens/teens who represented a variety of […]

July 10th, 2014 by | Tags: , , , | 1 Comment »

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What should I do with previous generations of CI processors that I have around the house? A family member passed away and now I have her hearing aids.  Who could use them? What should I do with […]

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 […]

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

Maximizing Brain Adaptability: Enhancing Listening for Language Development, Speech Perception, and Music Appreciation  Beverly Wright, Ph.D., Northwestern University, School of Communication  Kate Gfeller, Ph.D., University of Iowa, School of Music Pamela Souza, Ph.D., Northwestern University, […]

May 14th, 2014 by | Tags: , , , , , , , | 6 Comments »

Morgan with her Aqua+

Morgan Dordal, a Nucleus cochlear implant recipient who lost most of hearing from bacterial meningitis at age 3 years and grew up with hearing aids, has been an active swimmer for a number of years. […]

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 […]