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My daughter Danielle was diagnosed with profound bilateral hearing loss at one month of age. She was implanted at 10 months. She hears the grass grow. Her receptive speech is about age appropriate, expressive is improving everyday. Danielle has turned two
My friend has a cochlear implant. In her job, she has many public speaking engagements. She will often have to present information and answer questions from the audience. She turns up the microphone so the audience can hear her but it does not always help.
When I bought my hearing aids 3 years ago, I could not afford an FM system. Is it possible to get one now that will work with my existing aids?
I am presently working with a five-year-old preschooler with a cochlear implant in a public school setting. Our educational team is beginning to discuss her transition to the regular kindergarten classroom next year. Some of our teachers use FM systems.
If I get a hearing aid with a touchless t-coil, will the signal be just as strong as with the telecoil on my current Behind-the-Ear (BTE) hearing aid? Should I expect interference from fluorescent lights and computers?
I just got new digital hearing aids, but have a lot of static when I use my cell phone. What can I do?
If I get a cochlear implant, will I be able to use the telephone?
I have been reading about implantable hearing devices and am confused. Please explain the difference between bone conduction implants and middle ear implants.
What accessories are available for use with a cochlear implant, especiallyfor the telephone? Please explain the options and alternatives.
I just got new hearing aids, but have a lot of static when I use my cell phone. What can I do?
I had an acoustic neuroma surgically removed two years ago and have no hearing in my left ear. I have repeatedly discussed my hearing difficulties with my physician. I tried a CROS hearing aid, but was unhappy with its performance. What are candidacy crit
I have received a Nucleus 24 contour implant 12/2003. My insurance will only cover one implant. I am wondering if there is any push to have the FDA change to allow binaural implants? With the benefit I am receiving monaurally, I believe binaural would b
Are there alternative treatments for unilateral sensorineural hearing loss in adults and children?
My 6 year old son has a profound unilateral hearing loss since birth. Although, it was not diagnosed until a year ago. I was told by his aud. and ENT that cross-aides don't help at this age and because he has nerve damage and such a severe loss it is unai
I used to buy hearing aid batteries by the box. I purchase them thru the internet and noticed that RAYOVAC 675 has different packaging, gold, blue and black. Among the 3 kinds of RAYOVAC batteries, which one best suit for cochlear implant users? For the
Does anyone happen to know if there are any contraindications to doing cochlear implant surgery on someone with atypical facial neuralgia?
Will a completely implantable cochlear implant be available?
Am I a candidate for a cochlear implant?
Which assistive listening devices can be used with a cochlear implant?
For patients with severe to profound sensorineural hearing losses, hearing aids are often not able to improve speech understanding. While very powerful hearing aids exist, that...
How do the bacteria (primarily S. pneumoccocus) for contraction of meningitis cause the ossification of the inner cochlear structures? Which structures specifically ossifies, the basilar membrane?
I am case managing a 12 yo child with a history of brain tumor, which was removed at age 3, followed by radiation, chemo. He has had several CVA's post radiation and developed bilateral sensorineural hearing loss. He requires yearly MRI's. No further radi
I have questions about the ''quantity'' of speech and language therapy needed for a four year old who has had a cochlear implant for two years.
What is the ideal age for a deaf child to receive a cochlear implant?
If my child receives a cochlear implant before age two, will he be mainstreamed by the time he reaches elementary school?
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