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Meet Sylwia—Cochlear employee and recipient sharing her own experience to help and inspire others

Meet Sylwia—Cochlear employee and recipient sharing her own experience to help and inspire others

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Where are you located? I live in a small, green village called Langen near Frankfurt in Hessen, Germany. It´s the closest city to Europe’s third biggest airport and known as the headquarters to the German air traffic control. Where did you grow up? I was born in Poland but grew up in Langen which is … Continued

What does end of support (retirement) mean for Cochlear sound processors?

What does end of support (retirement) mean for Cochlear sound processors?

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What does end of support/retirement mean?  When an older version of a sound processor reaches end of support (sometimes referred to as retirement), Cochlear will no longer sell parts and accessories for that sound processor and we will no longer be able to repair them.    Cochlear will continue to honor ALL warranties that run past … Continued

It’s here! Cochlear’s best hearing technology yet, the new Cochlear Nucleus 8 Sound Processor

It’s here! Cochlear’s best hearing technology yet, the new Cochlear Nucleus 8 Sound Processor

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What has upgrading meant for Cochlear recipients?   For cochlear implant recipients like Jack and Solidea, who have upgraded their devices several times across their lifetimes, the difference a new sound processor makes can be life changing. “Every time Cochlear updates a sound processor, the experience is dramatically enhanced,” says Jack. “Each advancement in the … Continued

Top 5 tips for hearing in noise, shared by audiologists

Top 5 tips for hearing in noise, shared by audiologists

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1. Use the Wireless Mini Microphone 2+. Almost all of the audiologists we surveyed recommended the Cochlear™ Wireless Mini Microphone 2+, an accessory designed to help you hear in challenging environments with lots of background noise. It’s a small microphone that can be clipped to clothing or set on a table near the speaker – … Continued

Meet Barry – Cochlear employee with hearing loss in Colorado and recipient shares his story and advice.

Meet Barry – Cochlear employee with hearing loss in Colorado and recipient shares his story and advice.

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Where are you located? Denver, CO (US)​ Where did you grow up? Born and raised in Iowa. Laid a patch for Colorado pretty much the day after college graduation. How long have you had a hearing loss, and do you know what caused it? I was diagnosed with high-pitch loss in the first grade. That … Continued

Mickey on the Move – how one mom of cochlear implant recipient encourages others in new children’s book about hearing loss.

Mickey on the Move – how one mom of cochlear implant recipient encourages others in new children’s book about hearing loss.

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Highlight how your child lost their hearing and the journey to their implant. My son Mickey may have been born deaf or lost his hearing as a result of several severe ear infections. His dad and I adopted him at 18 months old with very little medical history. We quickly discovered that he was deaf … Continued

Is it time to upgrade your sound processor? Our recipients and medical studies both suggest it could be a wonderful decision.

Is it time to upgrade your sound processor? Our recipients and medical studies both suggest it could be a wonderful decision.

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Are you thinking about upgrading your sound processor for next-generation technology?   Congratulations! Over 650,000 people around the world have chosen Cochlear for their hearing implant due to our commitment to ongoing innovation. Our research and development team works hard to bring our implant recipients the best in the latest technology – everything from better … Continued

Meet Emily—Cochlear employee and recipient shares her story and advice

Meet Emily—Cochlear employee and recipient shares her story and advice

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Where are you located? I’m based in Arizona. Where did you grow up? Small border town in Southern CA. I’ve lived in Sacramento CA, St. Louis MO, Lebanon NH, and Philadelphia PA. ​ How long have you had a hearing loss and do you know what caused it? Since 3.5 years old – progressive hearing loss; genetic … Continued

The holidays are here! Let this be the year you connect. Hearing resources help you engage.

The holidays are here! Let this be the year you connect. Hearing resources help you engage.

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1. Practice listening exercises before the holidays get here. As you prepare to interact with others, it’s a good idea to spend time actively engaging in exercises helping your auditory neural pathway thrive.. Focusing attention through active participation in hearing rehabilitation exercises can aid in the boost of confidence you are looking for as you … Continued

Cochlear employees with hearing loss

Cochlear employees with hearing loss

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Where are you located? I live in a beautiful little village called Shoal Bay, in Port Stephens, New South Wales, Australia. Where did you grow up? I grew up in a small town on the edge of the Australian outback called Dubbo, which means “Red Earth” in the local Aboriginal language. How long have you … Continued

New Listening Walk Skill Builder in CoPilot helps you identify sounds in everyday life scenarios with background noise

New Listening Walk Skill Builder in CoPilot helps you identify sounds in everyday life scenarios with background noise

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Being able to identify sounds around you, even when there is background noise, is an important part of navigating daily life in your home and out in the world. Yet for many with hearing loss, it can be challenging to sort through the background noise and focus in on what’s important. This is why we’ve … Continued

A mom and teacher answer 5 FAQs about going back to school with a cochlear implant

A mom and teacher answer 5 FAQs about going back to school with a cochlear implant

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1.  If a child is mainstreamed in their neighborhood school, what are the steps to making sure the new teacher knows what to expect? Consider having a training in-service meeting to provide information to the teacher before the school year begins. This meeting not only helps new teachers know what to expect but is also … Continued