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It’s almost time! Celebration is just a few days away.

It’s almost time! Celebration is just a few days away.

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Swimsuit? Check. Notebook? Check. Mouse ears? Check. There are only a few days left to registration for Cochlear Celebration 2017, so don’t miss out on this adventure of a lifetime. Taking place February 16-19 in Orlando, Florida, Celebration is the premier Cochlear Family event. It’s filled with fun activities designed to bring family members from … Continued

Cochlear Celebration 2017 Registration is now open! Are you ready for the party?

Cochlear Celebration 2017 Registration is now open! Are you ready for the party?

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    Swimsuit? Check. Notebook? Check. Mouse ears? Check. Registration for Cochlear Celebration 2017 is now open, and it’s not too early to start packing for the adventure of a lifetime. You’ll want to be prepared for everything the coming Presidents Day weekend has to offer. Taking place February 16-19 in Orlando, Florida, Celebration is … Continued

Helio Meza and his GoKart

Helio Meza and his GoKart

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Helio was born with microtia atresia resulting in conductive hearing loss, but despite this diagnosis, Helio is becoming a very independent and responsible young person. The Baha has been life-changing for Helio and his family and has allowed him to live life to the fullest. Helio has been go-karting since he was six years old, … Continued

Natalie and her family embrace her hearing loss challenge

Natalie and her family embrace her hearing loss challenge

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The news of Natalie’s hearing loss at birth was devastating, but Cochlear Implants changed the fear and worry that her parents felt. Natalie is a bilateral Nucleus® Cochlear Implant recipient.  From the day of her activation there was an immediate difference, there was no doubt that this was the right decision for her. For her … Continued

Is your kiddo not wearing their processor? Maybe a super hero can convince them!

Is your kiddo not wearing their processor? Maybe a super hero can convince them!

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I love Comics. LOVE them. I am very versed in the Marvel Universe history and can discuss why Ra’s al-Ghul is the best villain in DC Comics history, even better than the Joker. So when the story broke last year that Marvel developed another super hero, I was pretty excited, especially because it was a … Continued

Did you know about our Wireless bundles?

Did you know about our Wireless bundles?

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If you have a Cochlear™ Nucleus® 6,  Baha® 4 or Baha® 5 Sound Processor, you have access to wireless capability. But you probably know that by now! But did you know that we have wireless bundles? Geared towards lifestyle needs, there are four bundles available for Baha users. Bundling also means savings: each bundle is automatically … Continued

Are you liking the Baha® 5 Smart App?

Are you liking the Baha® 5 Smart App?

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Our friends in Sweden who manufacture the Baha® Systems, let me know the other week that Smart App downloads are very strong and have remained that way consistently month over month since we introduced the Baha 5 System. It is awesome that so many of you are enjoying this robust app! But there are still … Continued

Introducing Cochlear Family

Introducing Cochlear Family

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  All Cochlear recipients are a part of a family. A family connected by a common experience that is anything but common: an experience that is shared by over 400,000 extraordinary people who have received a Cochlear Implant.  There are real advantages of being part of The Cochlear Family. It’s the quickest way to learn … Continued

The Nucleus 6 Sound Processor Upgrade Creates New Hearing Adventures for Cochlear Volunteer Norm K

The Nucleus 6 Sound Processor Upgrade Creates New Hearing Adventures for Cochlear Volunteer Norm K

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My story begins as I was somewhat hard of hearing since childhood, and two of my brothers and cousins wear hearing aids. I served in the U.S. Army in the fifties, which is a whole other story in itself!!  Tinnitus and Meniere’s disease introduced me to a hearing aid and finally a Cochlear® Nucleus® Freedom® Cochlear … Continued

Last Chance + Tips

Last Chance + Tips

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You have exactly two weeks until your scholarship is due. Make sure your scholarship is already in the mail on October 1st. There are a very large number of applicants every year, and applications that arrive late are not considered. So put your application in the mail as soon as possible, but before you do … Continued

Time is Running Out + Tips

Time is Running Out + Tips

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With one month remaining before your scholarship application is due, we have three big words for you: Revise Your Essay. No doubt you’ve heard about the peculiar fallacy of the human mind to read your own writing and hear exactly what you intended to write. Not revising your essay in several different ways is another … Continued

Repost: Be Outside with your Family This Month

Repost: Be Outside with your Family This Month

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As the Summer days gradually come to an end (it has already snowed here in Denver!), I hope you find yourself enjoying the outdoors as much as you can, especially with family and friends!  The blog has had a few articles about challenges discussing your hearing loss and sound processors with family members.  As with anything, repetition … Continued

skin it sound processor cover

Skin-It/Processor Covers

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Everyone has a very distinct and unique personality, so why not take a chance to let that be represented? Not just through your words or actions, but through your processor. With Skin-it processor covers available, the sky is the limit. You can bling out your processor, share your holiday spirit, or even support your favorite … Continued

Troubleshooting with the TV Streamer

Troubleshooting with the TV Streamer

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This last video in the Troubleshooting with Roger Cochlear Wireless accessories series addresses the TV Streamer. Sound Quality Issues First, Roger addresses the 3 main causes of sound quality issues for the TV Streamer: Blocked Signal Interference Mixing Ratio TV Volume Control with the TV Streamer Roger explains the two ways you can control the … Continued

Troubleshooting with the Phone Clip

Troubleshooting with the Phone Clip

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This second post in the video series will cover Roger’s troubleshooting videos addressing tips for the Phone Clip. Phone Clip Disconnection Roger explains why the Phone Clip will disconnect from the phone in the middle of a call and how to prevent it from happening. Unwanted Sounds When Using the Phone Clip Roger explains how phone … Continued

Troubleshooting with the Mini Microphone

Troubleshooting with the Mini Microphone

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This week on The Wire we will be sharing a series of videos with troubleshooting tips for using Cochlear Wireless accessories! First up are the videos regarding the Mini Mic. Mini Mic Sound Quality You should watch this video if you want to learn more about the causes of low quality Mini Mic sound and … Continued

Getting in Contact with your DRC

Getting in Contact with your DRC

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Getting in contact with your Disability Resource Center is one of the important things you can do to survive your first year in college with a hearing loss. Contact your center as early as possible so you can get a clear idea of what you need to turn in as far as documentation, what your … Continued

Repost: 3 Essential Steps to Setting your Student Up for Success

Repost: 3 Essential Steps to Setting your Student Up for Success

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 Whether school has started or will start in a few weeks, preparation and planning are essential to starting off the new school year right! Let us help by offering these three steps to help set your student up for success! 1: Ask about an individualized education plan Consider completing an Individualized Education Plan, or IEP. … Continued

9 Guiding Principles of the Hearing Loss Revolution

9 Guiding Principles of the Hearing Loss Revolution

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Patt Dobbs, shares the 9 principles that she feels most strongly support the Hearing Loss Revolution. 1. Our lives define us, not our hearing loss. 2. We’re just as intelligent as we were before our hearing loss. 3. We’re heroes, not victims of our hearing loss. 4. We tell people what we need them to … Continued

Your “To Not Forget List” for Applying for the Cochlear Scholarship

Your “To Not Forget List” for Applying for the Cochlear Scholarship

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There are about two months left before your scholarship application is due. As you are, hopefully, polishing up you application do yourself a favor; go to the website, print out the checklist that has all of the pieces you need to submit for your scholarship and go through piece by piece and be sure you … Continued