Single-sided deafness (SSD) is a unique challenge. It’s incredibly frustrating to only be able to hear on one side, especially in noisy or crowded situations when you have little control over your environment. Baha® 5 recipient and Lifetime Achievement Award winner Dan understands that struggle firsthand. He lost all the hearing in his right ear […]
A week-long day camp in Parker, Texas is uniting kids with cochlear implants to help them practice their speech and listening while enjoying quintessential summer camp activities. The Crystal Charity Ball Cochlear Implant Summer Listening Camp, held July 25 – 29, is designed to provide campers listening and speech-language therapy combined with games, music, and arts and crafts. […]
Blue O’Connell is a Certified Music Practitioner, Teacher, Presenter and Composer and Performer. She is available for workshops, performances, presentations for related to hearing loss and music. She is dedicated to helping cochlear implant recipients learn to appreciate music again. Her story of how she regained music perception was published in The Hearing Journal […]
Like many families, the Hoffners celebrate a number of holiday traditions. And like many Cochlear families, they might think about these (sound-infused) holiday traditions a little differently.
I can personally attest that I never took advantage of the fact that Cochlear has so many incredible accessories, but I have to say that after trying out the Personal Audio Cable, I was hooked. It is now an incredible addition to my daily life; it cuts out a large portion of background noise and […]