Tag Archive: Pediatric Cochlear Implant Pioneer

January 3rd, 2012 by | Tags: , , , , , , , | Comments Off

This past year brought many exciting changes and expansions to Cochlear Implant Online.  Here is a look back on some our highlights from 2011: In May, we re-released EaR Books with improved graphics, lower prices, […]

June 9th, 2011 by | Tags: , | Comments Off

Damian Quinn’s mom was generous to take time to write a story about her son’s journey from going deaf to hearing again with cochlear implants.  Damian was one of the first children in the world […]

June 8th, 2011 by | Tags: , | 1 Comment »

Damain Quinn first received his cochlear implant at the age of 16 years old in 1987 as part of the clinical trials. I lost my hearing at the age of 7 due to mumps.  I […]

June 7th, 2011 by | Tags: , | 1 Comment »

Patty Heard first received her cochlear implant at the age of four years old in 1989 as part of the clinical trials. I was born hearing. At the age of six months, I was diagnosed […]

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Tim Brandau first received his cochlear implant at the age of four years old in 1987 as part of the clinical trials. I was born into a farming family and we lived on a farm […]

June 5th, 2011 by | Tags: , , | Comments Off

Elizabeth Tricase Lance was implanted in 1989 as part of clinical trial studies at the age of four years old. Hello, my name is Elizabeth Rose Lance. I was born completely deaf. Because I was […]

June 4th, 2011 by | Tags: , , | 4 Comments »

Mark Leekoff first received his cochlear implant at the age of three years old in 1989 as part of the clinical trials. “He will probably never talk or communicate with hearing people,” the audiologist grimly […]

June 3rd, 2011 by | Tags: , | 1 Comment »

Pia O’Donnell, who was known as Pia Jeffrey when she first received a cochlear implant at the age of six years old in 1987 in Australia, is known for her appearance on the cover of […]