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Kanso 2 Sound Processor recipient with telescope

Teen with Cochlear Kanso 2 Sound Processor upgrade shares how next-generation technology keeps her reaching for the stars

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Soli loves to stargaze – to see the universe through her telescope. “The stars have always reminded me of the things that make me who I am … to know that even though we are so small, we still exist and we still matter.”One of the things that makes Soli the person she is today … Continued

Cochlear implant communication strategies to help improve conversation

Cochlear implant communication strategies to help improve conversation

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Nanette Thompson is a Speech-Language Pathologist and a Listening and Spoken Language Specialist (LSLS) Certified Auditory-Verbal Therapist. As the coordinator of Listening 2 Learn, she works closely with The Listen Foundation, The Marion Downs Center, University of Colorado Hospital, and Rocky Mountain Cochlear Implant Center providing diagnostic services and weekly speech, language and listening therapy … Continued

Tempted to practice cochlear implant social bluffing? Time to reconsider…

Tempted to practice cochlear implant social bluffing? Time to reconsider…

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Survival skill or conversation crasher? Basically, it’s a way to go along and avoid having to interrupt for clarification. You may smile, laugh, nod and pretend understanding to overcome an awkward moment or to feel part of the conversation. Unfamiliar or formal situations with people who are not well known to us are often more … Continued

Sue Nucleus 22 Implant Upgrade

Hearing keeps getting better for Nucleus 22 Implant recipient with the Nucleus 7 Upgrade

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In 1984, after having suddenly lost her hearing to meningococcal meningitis, Sue put her faith in ‘groundbreaking’ new hearing technology – the Nucleus 22 Implant. In the decades that followed, Sue received a second cochlear implant on her other ear and upgraded her sound processors many times. “I remember my very bulky body worn sound … Continued

Bring Back the Beat

Music after a cochlear implant

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We all have had that experience of hearing a song and reflecting to a time and place. It is like the music transports us right back to that very moment allowing us to visualize and feel that experience again. Sometimes we need an escape, whether it be uncertain times or troubles we may be dealing … Continued

Kanso 2 recipient snowboarding

Everything you’ve been waiting for in an off-the-ear device: introducing the Kanso 2 Sound Processor

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Carly’s off-the-ear sound processor fits her active lifestyle Do you lead an active lifestyle? Carly runs and practices yoga most days, and in the winter months you’ll find her snowboarding with friends on the slopes of the Colorado mountains. All the while, she likes to stream her favorite music or phone calls to her sound … Continued

Video chat with cochlear implant

How I survived my first video chat with a cochlear implant

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“I was recently invited to a group video hangout. In that one hour, I not only learned a lot about the video platform, but more importantly, what a difference it makes to feel a part of a caring, supportive group of people – even if I didn’t hear everything,” said Bec. Bec is a cochlear … Continued

How to maximize your 2020 insurance benefits before the end of the year

How to maximize your 2020 insurance benefits before the end of the year

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To learn more about how to maximize your insurance benefits before the end of the year, we spoke with Lauren Klein, a Customer Relationship Specialist (CRS), here at Cochlear. As a member of the CRS team, Lauren is an expert at helping recipients understand the benefits of upgrading to new technology and guiding them through … Continued