kfor-logo1KFOR-TV: “I’m 42 years old, and I’ve heard the rain for the first time,” Co-workers help save deaf Norman dispatcher’s job

After that, his hearing aids no longer worked, and he was close to quitting his job.

Baha story

“Just because I work with all the officers, and they’re all my good friends, and I don’t want to get any of them hurt with me missing something or interpreting something different,” Grissam said.

So, determined not to lose a great co-worker, his office teamed up to help get him a Cochlear Baha hearing system – a device that is implanted in his head and connects to Bluetooth.

Watch and read the full story here: https://kfor.com/2016/02/24/im-42-years-old-and-ive-heard-the-rain-for-the-first-time-co-workers-help-save-deaf-norman-dispatchers-job/

Renee Oehlerking
Renee Oehlerking is the Public Relations Manager at Cochlear Americas where she is responsible for the region’s public relations and consumer marketing social media. Renee enjoys uncovering, telling and showcasing the inspiring stories of hearing implant recipients. As a recent transplant to Denver, Colorado, Renee enjoys exploring all that the state has to offer outdoors.