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Rachel C. Patient Expert

Atlanta, Georgia
Nearly 18 years ago, I did not understand what sounds meant to me. Every morning for the first few weeks, when I was a rough little three-year old child, my mother had to sit on me in order to get the magnet on my head. I know that sounds cruel of my mother, but I am grateful to her for doing this... Full Bio
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Images of Cochlear’s New Aqua+ and Advanced Bionics’ New Aqua Case (Aqua Accessory)

At Euro-CIU, a big cochlear implant conference in Budapest, Hungary, Cochlear presented their new Aqua+, a new version of Aqua Accessory and...

Turned Down by Insurance? How to Write a Strong Appeal for Cochlear Implants

We’ve written quite a bit about how to appeal to your insurance for a cochlear implant -upgrade- new processor, but what if the insurance company...

*EDIT* – *This was an April Fools Day post* An Unborn Deaf Child Receives a Cochlear Implant in the Uterus

Check out this very exciting article about a deaf baby being able to hear before he is born. LOS ANGELES, California (AP) – Expecting parents find...

News Round-Ups: Cochlear Implant Hybrid, Today Show, Nucleus 6 for N24 Recipients, and more…

Cochlear’s Nucleus 6 Sound Processor is now available for upgrade to Nucleus 24 recipients.  Cochlear’s website has all the info about upgrading...

Why Does a Baby Need “Speech” Therapy? The Importance of Early Intervention

Even hearing babies don’t talk at this age.  Why does a child with hearing loss need “speech”?   I hear this from strangers, parents,...

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justjay wrote on Rachel C.'s Whiteboard. Aug 05 2009
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Aug 05 2009 by justjay


Interesting story about your cochlear implants.

~ Jason


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