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This DeafBlog focuses on cochlear and baha implants and the impact they have in helping both young and old to hear. We also cover topics that we hope will be of interest to all deaf people and the community as a whole.
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Cochlear implant surgery safe for the elderly by DeafBlog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness A study by NYU Langone Medical Center researchers shows that healthy elderly patients with severe to profound hearing loss can undergo surgery to receive cochlear implants w ... Read on »
Cochlear implant teenager first deaf person to get Duke of Edinburgh award by DeafBlog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness 19-year-old Ross Grant has made history by becoming the first deaf person to win the Duke of Edinburgh leadership award. Prince Phillip will present the award to him at S ... Read on »
Cochlear Implantation: Time for Change? by DeafBlog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness A conference regarding the developments and future for cochlear implants will be held this Friday (13 March) at the National College for School Leadership in Nottingham. ... Read on »
Cochlear implants change Ryan's life forever by DeafBlog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness When Leah's son Ryan failed his newborn hearing test, she was told it was probably nothing to worry about. But when he was three weeks old, it was confirmed th ... Read on »
Cochlear wins major design award by DeafBlog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Cochlear has won a ‘red dot award:design’ for its Nucleus 5 System, a solution for people with severe to profound hearing loss. Launched last year, t ... Read on »
Cochlear™ Volunteer Advocates – a network of support by DeafBlog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness By Kate King, Advocacy Manager Most of our Nucleus™ cochlear implant recipients and Baha® System users start their journey by reaching out to someone who ... Read on »
Cochlear's invitation to Nucleus Freedom information evening by DeafBlog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Due to the success and positive feedback received from Cochlear's last information evening (held in February), the company has announced that it will be holding another e ... Read on »
Complete your hearing experience with Cochlear Hybrid by DeafBlog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Your struggle with high frequency hearing loss may soon be over! Hybrid, the exciting and innovative new solution from Cochlear is designed to restore the ... Read on »
Computer toolkit will help cochlear implant recipients get the most out of music by DeafBlog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Deaf people who have received a cochlear implant, may soon be able to enjoy music better, with a toolkit being developed at Southampton University. Music ... Read on »
Congenital deafness research request by DeafBlog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness The DeafBlog has been contacted by a medical student who has chosen congenital deafness as the topic for her dissertation. She's looking for any individual who ma ... Read on »
Coronation Street deaf star Ali Briggs set for return by DeafBlog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Deaf actress Ali Briggs is returning to Corrie, the Mirror has reported. The ITV1 soap won a top disability award for portraying her character in 2005, and producers a ... Read on »
Coronation Street star William Roache reveals he's partially deaf by DeafBlog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Soap legend William Roache has revealed he is partially deaf and has to have special treatment on the Coronation Street set. The veteran actor, 77, who pl ... Read on »
Coronation Street's William Roach: 'I've enjoyed the silent world' by DeafBlog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Coronation Street actor William Roach revealed recently that for his whole career, he has suffered from profound hearing loss. He has rarely spoken about ... Read on »
Cyrus helped deaf children in Haiti by DeafBlog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Teen star Miley Cyrus was humbled during a charity trip to Haiti after visiting children suffering from hearing disabilities. The singer/actress travelled ... Read on »
Dancing duo prove they’ve got rhythm by DeafBlog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Two talented young dancers have been crowned world champions. Mikey Riddington-Smith, 13, and his dance partner Edward Jones, 14, both from Bedford, won the under 16s ... Read on »
Dani Filth's tinnitus torment by DeafBlog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Dani Filth, front man of metal band Cradle of Filth , has admitted to suffering from tinnitus and is backing a campaign to raise awareness about the impact of ... Read on »
Date set for UK’s biggest deaf friendly football competition by DeafBlog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness A tournament celebrating deaf-accessible football will arrive in Derby next month as the city plays host to the UK’s biggest competition for deaf friendly youth t ... Read on »
Deaf access to telecoms revolution by DeafBlog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness The Deaf community has come together to launch VRS Today! a new campaign calling for telecoms equality for the UK’s British Sign Language (BSL) community. ... Read on »
Deaf and blind charity in Yorkshire to lose £100m funding by DeafBlog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness The deaf and blind charity, coHearentVision , is looking to the future after funding cuts by Leeds City Council, which has awarded contracts for the delivery of s ... Read on »
Deaf and Blind Youth Service Launched in Leeds by DeafBlog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Leading deaf and blind charity coHearentVision has launched its new contemporary Youth Service for children and young people in Yorkshire. Based in Leeds, t ... Read on »