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Auditory nerve implant a breakthrough for people who are deaf by Ron Graham Patient Expert Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 11:29am There is news on the horizon for those who are profoundly or severely deaf. Several years ago, the cochlea implant was heralded as breakthrough and innovative. However, the promise of this procedure also had limitations. Overcoming these limitations is exactly what is being heralded in the latest progress in auditory nerve implants. R ... Read on »
Severed Auditory Nerve Healed by Dave H. Posted Thu 26 Jul 2012 9:00am This woman attended Global Awakening's  School of Healing and Impartation . During the training, she was healed of deafness caused by a severed auditory nerve. Read on »
CAUSES OF HEARING LOSS AND AUDITORY NEUROPATHY...VIDEO ON CUED SPEECH by Jodi Cutler Del Dottore Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 11:40pm Causes of Deafness (lifted from About.com:Deafness...love Jamie Berke, strong, passionate, intelligent voice, check out her blog!) What Makes People Deaf Acoustic Neurinoma Basic facts on acoustic neurinoma, a lesser known cause of hearing loss. Autoimmune Inner Ear Disease (AIED) Autoimmune Inner Ear Disease is examined in this fe ... Read on »
Nerve Deafness by Laurie P. Patient Expert Posted Mon 16 Mar 2009 3:39pm I originally wrote this post in my " Book Blog" (which I rarely write in anymore) on August 20, 2005 before my first cochlear implant surgery and thought it was worth repeating. Nerve Deafness When I was diagnosed with my hearing loss, my parents were told that I had "nerve deafness." Lately that term has puzzled me because I can hear sound ... Read on »
Auditory Neuropathy Spectrum and Parent-Parent Support by Jodi Cutler Del Dottore Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:56pm Hold onto your pants, I'm about to get scientific...at least I'm going to try *smile* One of the major components of NHS 2008 was a consensus meeting on Auditory Neuropathy. Auditory Neuropathy is a variety of hearing loss in which the outer hair cells within the cochlea are present and functional, but sound information is not faithfully transmit ... Read on »
Ethics and Deafness -Carried Away by Technology by Jodi Cutler Del Dottore Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 22 Sep 2008 10:14am   Hmm. Your child is born deaf and you are hearing. You try to learn sign and you realize that it feels unnatural. Your friend starts telling you about this amazing deaf child who can speak, sing, play the guitar, etc. thanks to this amazing operation and a device called the cochlear implant. You find out that your child is not a candidate ... Read on »
Vestibular disorder symptoms I have experienced by ci4me2007 Patient Expert Posted Fri 12 Dec 2008 6:33pm I came across an interesting website for an organization called VEDA (VEstibular Disorder Association).  I found this list of possible symptoms that is very interesting. Image copied from “vestibular system.” Online Art. Encyclopædia Britannica Online. 23 Jan. 2008 Here is an explanation of the Vestibular system. I did not initially ... Read on »
Fruit Flies and Proteins Help Find a Gene for Auditory Neuropathy by Megan S. Posted Thu 15 Jul 2010 7:09am Auditory neuropathy is a relatively rare form of hearing loss in which everything in the ear is fully functional but sounds are not transmitted properly to the auditory nerve and the brain. Hearing aids and cochlear implants both have limited success with people who have auditory neuropathy. According to this article , scientists at the Unive ... Read on »
Auditory Brain Stem Implants for children in the US by Lily's Dad Patient Expert Posted Thu 20 Jun 2013 12:00am If a Cochlear Implant doesn't work for a child with no auditory nerve, there may be a new option in the US. Check out this recent story about a 3 year old boy implanted with an Auditory Brain Stem Implant.   This type of implant has been used in Italy for three or four years now, but this is a first Brain Ste ... Read on »
Back To School: Helpful Information on Hearing Equipment by Jodi Cutler Del Dottore Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 01 Sep 2010 12:31pm The following information was put together by this Mom and sent to school with her son on his first day of preschool. The child currently wears a hearing aid in one ear and Advanced Bionics CI (w/body worn processor) in the other. Feel free to use and modify it as needed! My child is deaf in both ears. He wears a hearing aid in his left ea ... Read on »