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Experience books to enhance your child’s cochlear implant hearing therapy

Experience books to enhance your child’s cochlear implant hearing therapy

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Why an Experience Book? Creating an experience book allows you to tell stories. For your child, listening to these stories leads to talking which transfers into telling stories themselves, all important aspects of listening, speech and literacy development. It allows for the practice of receptive and expressive language about experiences that are uniquely meaningful, interesting … Continued

Benefits of journaling for cochlear implant hearing therapy

Benefits of journaling for cochlear implant hearing therapy

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Spurs your motivation As part of your morning creative surge, use your journal to review and capture your daily to-do list and long-term goals. Review and hone your cochlear implant hearing experience, vision and big-picture goals for where you want to eventually be. As you read and re-write your goals daily, they can become solidified … Continued

At-home cochlear implant hearing therapy activities and auditory skill development resources for parents

At-home cochlear implant hearing therapy activities and auditory skill development resources for parents

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Set the Mindset First off, you must remember that you are not in this alone-we are all in this together. Here are a few tips and suggestions to help you manage the stress, keep the peace and stay engaged with cochlear implant hearing therapy activities to support the development of your child’s hearing and speech. … Continued

Six tips to make working from home easier

Six tips to make working from home easier

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Use video conferencing where possible Phone calls can be challenging for people with hearing loss – especially when calls involve groups of people. Tom, who works in search and rescue and is regularly involved in staff meetings, uses video conferencing as it allows him to use visual cues such as lip reading, which makes it … Continued

At-Home cochlear implant hearing therapy resources for adults and children

At-Home cochlear implant hearing therapy resources for adults and children

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The adult programs and activities are designed to improve listening, encourage conversations and instill confidence. For children, the activities support the development of auditory, speech and language skills. Regardless of age, these training programs are fun and engaging. What will you find Within each Communication Corner program you will find: Clinically structured programs and activities … Continued

Five ways to use free time to improve your listening skills

Five ways to use free time to improve your listening skills

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No matter how long you’ve had your cochlear implant, some people still find listening challenging in some environments. For some it’s having a conversation in a noisy café or restaurant, attending a music concert with friends, or participating on a group conference call with work colleagues. We talked to cochlear implant recipients to share their … Continued

Keep It Clean! Why Microphone Covers For Your Cochlear Nucleus Sound Processor Matter

Keep It Clean! Why Microphone Covers For Your Cochlear Nucleus Sound Processor Matter

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All microphones have a thin piece of material which vibrates when struck by sound waves. When the diaphragm vibrates, it causes other components in the microphone to vibrate. These vibrations are converted into an electrical current which becomes the audio signal. When access to the diaphragm gets “gummed up” by dirt and moisture, sound waves … Continued

My love of biking with a cochlear implant came about in an unconventional way

My love of biking with a cochlear implant came about in an unconventional way

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Struggling with hearing loss “About 15 years ago, it was obvious I was losing my hearing. Social activities became challenging and learning was hard. I found myself gravitating to physical things instead. It was then that I discovered I belonged outdoors. About that same time, I was driving home from an event one night and … Continued

I am a cochlear implant recipient and I travel the world as a TV travel host participating in adventurous activities

I am a cochlear implant recipient and I travel the world as a TV travel host participating in adventurous activities

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My cochlear implant helped in turning hearing loss into an advantage “Hearing loss is something I have lived with all my life, but it is not something that has held me back from achieving my goals. Now, as the host of a TV show, I find I also can encourage others with a hearing loss … Continued

New year, new benefits: a guide to using your insurance benefits at the beginning of the year

New year, new benefits: a guide to using your insurance benefits at the beginning of the year

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Using your insurance benefits at the beginning of the year might be a good option for you if you’ve been considering upgrading your current sound processor. As the new year starts, many insurance plans have deductibles that need to be satisfied before your insurance will cover medical costs. Your deductible is the specified amount of … Continued

Why Is Sound Processor Data Logging Important

Why Is Sound Processor Data Logging Important

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Hearing Tracker is a special feature of the Nucleus® Smart App which gives Nucleus® 7 Sound Processor users direct access to their personalized usage information—including time-in-speech and coil offs. Data logging in the Nucleus® Sound Processors is a feature that enables audiologists, auditory-verbal therapists (AVT), and other professionals to view how the sound processor has been used … Continued

Find out what Elvis, Johnny Cash and Cochlear have in common

Find out what Elvis, Johnny Cash and Cochlear have in common

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Richard Reed, a professional musician and cochlear implant recipient, has curated a Spotify playlist for Cochlear’s Bring Back the Beat music app. Richard lives and breathes music on a daily basis and compiled the playlist based on his experiences with different genres of music, pitch and tone. The playlist features almost 50 hits across multiple … Continued