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Drew's Dad . Patient Expert

Columbus, Ohio
I am the father of Drew, a boy who was born profoundly deaf in both ears. He received simultaneous, bilateral cochlear implants at 8 months of age in September 2007. Our blog is our record of our family's immersion and interaction within the world of deafness. We hope that it helps others find... Full Bio
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Jennifer T.

San Francisco, California
I went suddenly deaf in 1975 at age 4 of unexplained causes. I wore a hearing aid in my one "good" ear for just over 30 years, and then within the space of about a year year I lost all my remaining hearing. In November of 2007 I implanted my right ear and in August of 2008 I implanted my left ear. My speech comprehension scores have jumped from 8% before the implant to 98% after, so I...

Jodi Cutler Del Dottore

I am an American Mom living in Tuscany. My twelve year old son Jordan was born profoundly deaf, wore hearing aids for eight years and currently wears a cochlear implant. My blog is the story of our journey. Co-Author of RALLY CAPS www.rallycaps.net