Category Archives: Technology

Coffee Night Gems: Hearing Levels, Decision Making & Hearing Aid Funding

By Kim Shauer Do any of these statements ring true for you?  We didn’t expect this. Our baby makes appropriate sounds back to us.  How can you tell me our baby has a hearing loss when they so clearly seem … Continue reading 

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Lost & Found

Lost and Found By Anja Rosenke, Richmond, BC As we drove by a park in Vancouver recently, my mother reminded me of a story I had long since forgotten. The tale of the missing cochlear implants. How could I forget? … Continue reading 

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What Parents Need to Know About CI “Soft Failure”

by Leeanne Seaver, Hands & Voices ©2010, with contributions from experts at Advanced Bionics, Cochlear Americas, and the University of Colorado Hospital. ©2010 Hands & Voices Communicator, Summer 2010, Reprinted with Permission The stories we hear the most are inspiring: … Continue reading 

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Apple’s Touch Screens Can Bridge a Gap

When my son Scott first saw an iPhone, he was four years old. He’s a curious little guy, and if he sees something with a screen on it, his curiosity takes over. He took the iPhone in his hand, and … Continue reading 

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