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There is substantial concern about the use of cochlear implants in children. Speech development takes place in the early years of life…
Calls to increase funding for cochlear implants as hundreds wait for surgery in New Zealand. Nearly 200 New Zealanders currently meet Ministry of Health criteria for cochlear implant surgery, but most will likely never hear again – unless the government increases funding, experts say...
A real-life emergency story from MammaMia Australia about Bec. She was diagnosed with a bilateral mild loss at three years old and began wearing hearing aids at five. Bec received her first cochlear implant late 2017 and wears a hearing aid.
It's a rare situation, to say the least: three young sisters needing Cochlear Implant surgery and a hospital willing to make it happen on the same day.
Shelby Struthers, 16, was swimming June 1st 2018 at Awaysis Beach in Storm Lake when she lost a Cochlear Implant processor device in the water around 15-20 feet off shore. She had forgotten to attach a safety tether for the hearing device to her clothing.
A deaf toddler who was supposed to have received the gift of hearing for the first time yesterday could not have his cochlear implant switched on because thieves broke into his school and stole programming cables and computers containing the software for the procedure.
A University of Texas at Dallas audiology student has started a national group to support students with hearing loss who are in audiology programs or hope to be.
New UT (University Texas Of) Dallas research indicates that children and adolescents with hearing loss experience higher rates of peer victimisation, or bullying, than children with typical hearing.
Emerging research shows key nutrients — including the potassium in bananas — can protect against age and environmental hearing loss while zinc protects against tinnitus.
Viola player Chris Goldscheider has won a landmark case against the Royal Opera House, London in the High Court. He accused the venue of being liable for hearing damage he sustained during a rehearsal six years ago, citing ROH's possible responsibilities under UK Noise Regulations...
A story to help celebrate International Women’s Day...
Father and son team Romeo and Alexander Boar release The Vancouver Song. Alexander received a cochlear implant when he was three and began to learn speech and language. Later in Alexander's life, Romeo bought a synthesiser with the hope that Alexander would become curious about music.
People in the movie industry vaguely understand the job of an editor, cinematographer or production designer. But even sophisticated showbiz veterans are flummoxed by the work of sound people.