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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.
An emotional true story about sudden hearing loss, tinnitus and the journey back.
"The world also seemed augmented in the first few weeks after my Cochlear Implant was switched on. I loved the world when it still sounded strange."
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.