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Sound after cochlear implant activation.
Is it normal to hear a whisper at activation, instead of Mickey Mouse or normal voices?
What are the pricings for Instafit hearing?
I don’t know these as I’m not a hearing aid dispenser, Google is your friend here!
Cochlear implants and Menieres Disease.
I’m fed up – what are my options? Will going bilateral help?
Cochlear implants and concussion.
What can you do if you get a knock on the head?
Is it possible to wear glasses with a cochlear implant?
Yes! You need to consider the fit and thinness of the arms.
I’d like to set up a new website for hard of hearing people. What can I write?
Try writing about yourself!
I want to train hearing people to receive a text phone call – are there any training videos?
There are some avenues you can try, not necessarily videos. You might have to get creative!
Can I wear a helmet or hard hat with my cochlear implant?
There are a number of options!
How can I meet other deaf people? It’s an invisible disability and no one understands what I’m going through.
Try Social Butterflies.
How can I improve my listening skills?
Try speech therapy or auditory verbal therapy. Ask at your local hearing centre. Be sure to do daily rehabilitation such as listening to audio books, music, TV, listening to people talk.