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Surviving Christmas and New Year
Sometimes, because of your deafness it may seem very difficult to get through the round of parties and functions that come with the New Year.
Take the deafness challenge
Not everyone hears as well as you do and for those who canít, just doing normal things becomes a challenge. Why not take the deafness challenge in a fun experiment. You could find it enlightening
Technology Ė love it or hate it?
We keep hearing that technology has never been better for those who are deaf. We can keep in touch with all these magic mobile devices we now have at our finger tips. But are they always good?
Telephony for the deaf
Using the telephone if your deaf was, in the past, difficult. But there are so many new technologies available that telephony is now available to almost everyone.
Testing for hearing loss in babies
Without hearing it is more difficult for a child to learn a language and without language we cannot even think. You want the best for your child. Get their hearing checked so if they need it they can get the appropriate treatment.
Testing Lip Reading
How good is lip reading? Can people really read lips without any sound and understand what is being said?
Testing understanding with a cochlear implant
Itís now one month since my second cochlear implant was switched on and itís time to test what sounds I understand.
Testing your hearing regularly
It is important to know what is happening with your hearing loss because it helps you better manage it. I asked Rowena how she manages her hearing loss.
The Cochlear Implant Telemetry Test
Having the surgery for a Cochlear Implant is only the first step in my new hearing process. There are many other things to be done. One of the first is the Telemetry Test to determine which electrodes are working.
The emotional toll of hearing loss
Accepting our loss we can minimise the emotional toll on ourselves and put us one more back in control regaining some of the independence we feel we had lost.
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