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1. Tips for music with a Cochlear Implant
Cochlear implants provide excellent speech recognition for the majority of implantees. The next thing we all want is to enjoy listening to music and hear it the way we once did. Here's some tips about who to get the best sound for music with your Cochlear Implant.
2. Cochlear implants and music
The Cochlear implant has come a long way since its invention, but has it yet returned normal hearing? According to Graeme Clark, the Australian inventor of this technology, the answer is NO. So as a user, where is it lacking?
3. Funding options for hearing devices
A question which arises frequently about any kind of hearing device (hearing aid, cochlear implant, baha) is how much does it cost and how will I pay for it? How you will do this depends very much on where you live in the world.
4. Gradual Deafness
Felicity went gradually deaf from around age 25 until she was totally deaf by age 35. She lived the next 2 decades deaf.
5. Are Cochlear Implants for adults?
Cochlear implants have proven to work well in adults. If you are struggling with a hearing aid, then it may be time to look into getting better sound.
6. Hearing Aid Glasses
Hearing aid glasses are glasses which have the hearing aid built into one (or both) of the arms of the glasses.
7. Learning to be hear bilaterally
How do we go about learning to hear with a second implant? How do you proceed to get the best of your hearing?
8. The benefits of music on our hearing
The benefits of music are far greater than the simple enjoyment of a beautiful sound. Music stimulates our brains in many ways – even if we can’t hear it the way we would like.
9. How do voices sound with a Cochlear implant?
“Do the voices sound like a robot, or are they just as how people that are not deaf hear them?”
That’s a really good question one that I think is asked frequently and the answer is misunderstood so I will try to explain.
10. Hearing Loss and Driving Cars
Should hearing impairment stop you from driving? Are there any rules and if so what are they? What does the research show about safe driving for deaf people.
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