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Hearing Down Under! Step 6: Making Music with a Cochlear™ Baha®5 Sound Processor a Part of the Journey

Hearing Down Under! Step 6: Making Music with a Cochlear™ Baha®5 Sound Processor a Part of the Journey

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Greetings from Sydney! I’ve been on the road for about six weeks, and so much has happened. Two weeks ago my sister flew back to the United States—which means I’m officially traveling solo. Right now I’m staying in a backpackers’ hostel attached to Central Station. I’m right in the heart of the city and it’s … Continued

Enter the classroom in style: Order the Back-to-School Kit today!

Enter the classroom in style: Order the Back-to-School Kit today!

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Class schedule? Check. Textbooks? Check. Cochlear’s Back-to-School Kit? Check. As the school year begins, it’s important to be prepared. The Back-to-School Kit is a perfect way to equip your student with everything they need to start the school year right. The kit is loaded with helpful guides for you and your child’s teacher, school supplies, … Continued

Pearson and his tennis coach

‘Everything sounded clearer’: Watch 14-year-old Pearson H. share his experience upgrading to the Cochlear Nucleus 7 Sound Processor

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Summer is in full swing! For many teenagers that means extra time to hang out with friends, play sports, and level up in their favorite video games. Among them is Pearson H., a 14-year-old bilateral Cochlear recipient who recently upgraded to Nucleus® 7 Sound Processors. He says the upgrade has helped him hear his favorite … Continued

Hearing Down Under! Step 5: I lost my sound processor. Here’s how I used the Baha® 5 Smart App to find it

Hearing Down Under! Step 5: I lost my sound processor. Here’s how I used the Baha® 5 Smart App to find it

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G’day! It’s week 4 of our international adventure. Earlier this week my sister and I explored Melbourne, which is a beautiful and vibrant place. We visited a colony of native penguins, walked through the city, and drank amazing coffee. A few days ago we packed our bags and took an overnight train to Sydney. When … Continued

Hearing Down Under! Step 4: How a Cochlear™ Baha® Sound Processor Can Help You Make Friends Abroad

Hearing Down Under! Step 4: How a Cochlear™ Baha® Sound Processor Can Help You Make Friends Abroad

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Greetings from southeastern Australia! My sister and I are on the Mornington Peninsula, just a few hours south of Melbourne. We’re staying the night at an alpaca farm before we drive into the city tomorrow. Before we left for this trip, I had one big question—“How are we going to make friends abroad?” I was … Continued

Hearing Down Under! Step 3: Hiking, Biking, and Other Outdoor Activities with a Baha® Sound Processor

Hearing Down Under! Step 3: Hiking, Biking, and Other Outdoor Activities with a Baha® Sound Processor

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G’day mates! My sister and I have been travelling for two weeks, and every day is a new adventure, full of outdoor activities. Yesterday we flew from Wellington, New Zealand, into South Australia. It was about six hours of flying (with a layover in Auckland) and thankfully the trip was uneventful. We’re currently in the … Continued

Shane and his dog

‘What I’ve been waiting for’: Shane explains why the Cochlear Nucleus 7 Sound Processor is his favorite upgrade yet

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Cochlear has made a commitment to help you “Hear Now. And always” That begins when you take the first step toward better hearing with a cochlear implant, but it doesn’t stop there. Processor upgrades are just one way that Cochlear is committed to improving your hearing experience. Meet Shane, a bilateral Nucleus® recipient who says … Continued

Hearing Down Under! Step 2: Navigating Airports, Rental Cars, and Unfamiliar Accents with a Cochlear™ Baha® Sound Processor

Hearing Down Under! Step 2: Navigating Airports, Rental Cars, and Unfamiliar Accents with a Cochlear™ Baha® Sound Processor

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Greetings from New Zealand! I’ve been travelling for six days, and I’ve already experienced so many new and amazing things. From driving on the left side of the road, to taking a dip in natural thermal water pools, and even trying marmite (the New Zealand equivalent of vegemite)—this has been a week full of firsts. … Continued

Hearing Down Under! Step 1: Preparing for International Travel with a Cochlear™ Device

Hearing Down Under! Step 1: Preparing for International Travel with a Cochlear™ Device

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Hi everyone! My name is Skylar Mason and I am a Cochlear™ Baha® 5 recipient, a 2016 Anders Tjellström Scholarship winner, and a writer for Cochlear Americas. This summer I’m going to embark on an international travel adventure; a three-month backpacking trip through New Zealand and Australia. I’m going to start in Auckland, New Zealand; drive … Continued

Five tips for the perfect vacation with a Cochlear™ Nucleus® or Baha® Sound Processor

Five tips for the perfect vacation with a Cochlear™ Nucleus® or Baha® Sound Processor

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Your Cochlear™ Nucleus® or Baha® Sound Processor can help you enjoy all the sounds of summer, no matter where your travels take you. Here are five tips for making the most of your summer: 1. Understand the protocol for airports/flying It’s okay to walk through metal detectors and full-body scanners with your sound processor on, … Continued

Lacrosse, snowboarding and more: Carly S. shares how she stays active with her Cochlear™ Nucleus® 6 and Cochlear™ Kanso® Sound Processors

Lacrosse, snowboarding and more: Carly S. shares how she stays active with her Cochlear™ Nucleus® 6 and Cochlear™ Kanso® Sound Processors

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Staying active is an important part of a healthy lifestyle, and cochlear implants can help bring your workout to the next level. Meet Carly S., a Cochlear™ Nucleus® 6 and Cochlear™ Kanso® recipient whose life changed when she received a Cochlear™ Implant. Carly maintains an active lifestyle—she loves to run, weight lift, bike ride, snowboard, … Continued

Watch: How Cochlear™ True Wireless™ accessories may help in your career

Watch: How Cochlear™ True Wireless™ accessories may help in your career

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Hearing loss can feel like an obtrusive barrier in the workplace. But it doesn’t have to be. Meet Sandy B., Carly S., and Michael N.: three professionals who use Cochlear™ True Wireless™ accessories in the workplace to accomplish their professional goals and connect with coworkers. Cochlear has a variety of wireless accessories designed to pair … Continued

Brittany M.

Brittany M. shares how Cochlear’s insurance services helped her upgrade to Cochlear Nucleus 7 Sound Processors

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Anyone who has camped in front of a store waiting for the latest smartphone can tell you: upgrades are exciting. The same is true for sound processor upgrades, but the prospect of dealing with insurance and paperwork can be daunting. Luckily, Cochlear has resources designed to help make the process as smooth as possible. Through … Continued

Anders Tjellström Scholarship Winner: Monica Pasqualino

Anders Tjellström Scholarship Winner: Monica Pasqualino

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Name: Monica Pasqualino University: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Major: Human Nutrition Processor: Baha® 5, unilateral Meet Monica, a 2018 Anders Tjellström Scholarship winner! When Monica was 25 she was diagnosed with otosclerosis, an inherited disorder that affects the middle and inner ear and often results in hearing loss. She had a stapedectomy … Continued

scholarship winner Tania Karas

Graeme Clark Scholarship Winner: Tania Karas

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Name: Tania Karas University: University of Oxford Major: International Human Rights Law Processor: Nucleus 6, bilateral Meet Tania, one of the 2018 Graeme Clark Scholarship winners! Tania was first diagnosed with hearing loss when she was five years old. She received hearing aids in kindergarten but avoided wearing them because she didn’t want to stand … Continued

Graeme Clark Scholarship Winner: Natalia Adriance

Graeme Clark Scholarship Winner: Natalia Adriance

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Name: Natalia Adriance University: The University of Notre Dame Major: Business with a minor in history Processor: Nucleus 7, unilateral Meet Natalia, one of the 2018 Graeme Clark Scholarship winners! When Natalia was born, doctors didn’t automatically test for hearing loss, so they are unsure if she was born with hearing loss or if it … Continued

Mini Mic 2+ on table

Six ways the Cochlear Wireless Mini Mic 2+ makes everyday life easier

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The Cochlear™ Wireless Mini Mic 2+ is one of Cochlear’s most versatile wireless accessories. The portable, clip-on microphone transmits speech and sound directly to your processor—and with a range of over 80 feet and a battery life of up to 11 hours, it’s as reliable as it is powerful. Battery life may vary. Here are … Continued

‘Life-changing’: Jennifer shares her upgrade experience to the Nucleus® 7 sound processor

‘Life-changing’: Jennifer shares her upgrade experience to the Nucleus® 7 sound processor

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Cochlear’s commitment to help you “Hear now. And always” does not end when you receive your first processor. As technology advances, Cochlear continues to innovate and develop new processors to enhance your hearing experience with positive upgrade experiences throughout your lifetime. Meet Jennifer, a Nucleus® 7 recipient who found that upgrading her sound processor made … Continued

Graeme Clark Scholarship Winner: Hunter Orthmann

Graeme Clark Scholarship Winner: Hunter Orthmann

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Name: Hunter Orthmann University: University of Iowa Major: Mechanical engineering Processor: Cochlear™ Nucleus® 5, bilateral Meet Hunter, a 2018 Graeme Clark Scholarship winner! Hunter was born with hearing loss from a sickness that caused seizures and prevented him from breathing on his own after he was born. Fortunately, he recovered from the sickness and was … Continued

Anders Tjellström Scholarship Winner: Carol Rynar

Anders Tjellström Scholarship Winner: Carol Rynar

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Name: Carol Rynar University: Canisius College Major: Urban Education Processor: Baha® 3, unilateral Carol is a 2018 Anders Tjellström Scholarship Winner! Carol grew up with normal hearing, but when she was in high school a complication during a routine surgery left her completely deaf in her right ear. She said her hearing loss—plus severe tinnitus- … Continued

‘I’ve been given a second chance’: Watch as Margo shares how Cochlear™ Implants help her connect with her grandchildren

‘I’ve been given a second chance’: Watch as Margo shares how Cochlear™ Implants help her connect with her grandchildren

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People with hearing loss may find that silence isolates them from family and friends. Fortunately, a cochlear implant can help bring back the sounds needed to connect with loved ones in new, exciting ways. Meet Margo, a bilateral Nucleus® 6 recipient. She said the gift of sound has allowed her to hear and connect with … Continued