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Musician with conductive hearing loss now hears, develops talent with the Baha System

Musician with conductive hearing loss now hears, develops talent with the Baha System

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Jamie G. has always dreamed of being a singer, but at an early age, her doctor told her it wasn’t possible to be a musician with conductive hearing loss. Read how Jamie overcame the odds: “At the age of 14, I was asked by my otolaryngologist what I wanted to be when I grew up. … Continued

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Baha SoundArc

Cochlear Americas announces the release of the Baha SoundArc

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Cochlear Limited (ASX: COH), the world leader in implantable hearing solutions, announces today the commercial availability of the new CochlearTM Baha® SoundArc in the United States and Canada. The Baha SoundArc is an effective and stylish new wearing option designed to provide children with conductive hearing loss, mixed hearing loss or single-sided sensorineural deafness (SSD) … Continued

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In denial about hearing loss for most of her life, a cochlear implant shines new light on her world

In denial about hearing loss for most of her life, a cochlear implant shines new light on her world

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“I was born deaf in my right ear and lost most of the hearing in my left ear when I was in my 20s. I wore a hearing aid in that ear for 30 years before my audiologist convinced me that a cochlear implant would benefit me greatly. (It actually took him five years to … Continued

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Read ‘em again: The top Cochlear stories from 2017

Read ‘em again: The top Cochlear stories from 2017

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Nucleus 7 is here: The world’s first Made for iPhone cochlear implant sound processor The Nucleus 7 Sound Processor is the world’s first Made for iPhone cochlear implant sound processor to allow users to stream sound from iPhone®, iPad® and iPod touch® directly to their sound processor, offering greater accessibility, connectivity and wireless solutions. Loved … Continued

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Watch: Miss Pennsylvania 2016 celebrates being part of the Cochlear Family

Watch: Miss Pennsylvania 2016 celebrates being part of the Cochlear Family

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Cochlear Family is a growing, thriving community of people whose lives have been transformed through Cochlear technology. Meet Elena L., Miss Pennsylvania 2016. She is a proud member of the Cochlear Family with an amazing story to share: Elena contracted bacterial meningitis and lost her hearing when she was 4 years old. Her mother, Effie, … Continued

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New year, new blog! Your first look at Cochlear Americas’ online community, Hear & Now

New year, new blog! Your first look at Cochlear Americas’ online community, Hear & Now

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Are you ready for some exciting news? Here it is: Cochlear Americas is introducing a new online community, just in time for the new year. Hear & Now is a brand-new blog that will include all the stories and articles you’ve come to love, plus exclusive features that will make it easier than ever to … Continued

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Parents get cochlear implant tattoos so their child doesn’t feel left out

Parents get cochlear implant tattoos so their child doesn’t feel left out

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Connor passed his newborn hearing test, but when his language wasn’t developing and he wasn’t responding to loud noises his mom, Hope S., knew something was wrong. Eventually diagnosed with profound hearing loss and auditory neuropathy, Connor’s best treatment option was cochlear implants, Hope learned. Not wanting him to feel left out, Hope and her … Continued

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New movie, Wonder, to feature Treacher Collins syndrome

New movie, Wonder, to feature Treacher Collins syndrome

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The 2012 children’s novel and New York Times bestseller Wonder is being adapted into a Hollywood movie starring Julia Roberts and Jacob Trembley. Premiering November 17, Wonder tells the story about a 10-year boy, Auggie, with Treacher Collins syndrome who starts school after being home-schooled for years. Sadly, Auggie gets bullied because of his rare facial medical … Continued

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The Baha System helps give man with single-sided deafness his full life back

The Baha System helps give man with single-sided deafness his full life back

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Aaron B. was 37 when he suddenly lost the hearing in one of his ears overnight. For Aaron, that meant he lost sounds that he had previously taken for granted, like all of the soft sounds of the outdoors. “Having all those different sounds, from the wind, to the movement of branches, to the balancing … Continued

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Add ‘ears’ to your pumpkin with Cochlear’s pumpkin stencils – download today!

Add ‘ears’ to your pumpkin with Cochlear’s pumpkin stencils – download today!

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If you’re looking to celebrate Cochlear or add “ears” to your pumpkin this Halloween, new Cochlear pumpkin stencils are available for you to download and print now: http://go.cochlear.com/rs/087-KYD-238/images/CAM-MK-WEB-1629-2017-Cochlear-Pumpkin-Stencils.pdf. Once you have your pumpkin picked out and you’re ready to go, here’s how to carve the Cochlear stencil into it: Step 1: Cut out a circle at the top … Continued

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The Baha System brought me out of my shell

The Baha System brought me out of my shell

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Amanda D. grew up with hearing loss due to constant middle ear issues. Years into her adulthood, Amanda was able to get the Baha® System, which changed her life. Now with the latest sound processor solution, the Baha 5 SuperPower, Amanda’s life continues to be enhanced by the innovations of the Baha System. “My mom … Continued

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Back-to-school hearing party: How Sophie educates her classmates about her hearing loss

Back-to-school hearing party: How Sophie educates her classmates about her hearing loss

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Ten-year-old Sophie R. was born deaf, has bilateral cochlear implants and is succeeding in her mainstream classroom. Since she’s the only child in her school with cochlear implants, she takes the time each year to educate her classmates about her hearing loss, cochlear implants and how she’s just like them: “At the beginning of each … Continued

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How to educate teachers about your child’s hearing loss

How to educate teachers about your child’s hearing loss

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Parents, as you begin to prepare your child for a new school year consider preparing your child’s teacher(s) as well by sending an “introductory” or “re-introduction” letter. The letter allows you the opportunity to provide any new or pertinent information regarding your child’s hearing status, remind the teacher about any specific needs your child may … Continued

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Nucleus 7 recipient shares how the first Made for iPhone cochlear implant technology improves life

Nucleus 7 recipient shares how the first Made for iPhone cochlear implant technology improves life

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Mathias B. started losing his hearing in his early 40s. As a working and active father and husband, his hearing loss began to impact his whole life. Hearing aids weren’t giving him enough benefit, so he decided to get a cochlear implant. As an early adopter of new technology, Mathias was also eager to try … Continued

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