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Sharing cochlear implant experiences, tips, special education stories, and product news. A parent's perspective raising a child with special needs.

Have you ever placed a fully charged battery into your cochlear implant processor only to find out it doesn’t power up? Read More...

 

AAA Batteries for Cochlear Implant Processors

Have you ever put a fully charged AAA battery into your AB Neptune processor and had it blink as if it had full power and then shortly after shut down? When we found ourselves in a similar situation, we would replace the battery with another fully recharged battery only to have the same thing happen. Right away you think, “oh no, my processor is bad,” and then next thing you know, you are on the phone with customer service looking at replacing your device. Read More...

 

Back-to-School with Cochlear Implants – What You Need to Know

School is back in session. Is your child prepared? I’m sure you’ve already purchased items such as, backpack, pencils, paper, pens, etc., but what about your child’s cochlear implant(s)? If you are like our family and sending your child off to school with cochlear implants, there are things you should know to help your child succeed in the classroom. Read More...

 

 

Why My Child Won't Wear Their Cochlear Implant Processors?

As a parent of a child with cochlear implants, the answer to this question shocked us and made us feel as if we were torturing our child. Read More...

 

Protecting Cochlear Implant Processors In The Surf

As a parent of a child with bilateral cochlear implants, our greatest fear came when our son participated in any activity where there was a chance he could lose his processors. Read More...

 

Determining the Right Magnet Strength for My Cochlear Implant Headpiece

Finding the correct magnet strength for each person is different. Our son is bilaterally implanted, very active, and it always seems his headpieces are coming off when he is playing. We started using just two magnets that came in the universal headpiece, but that didn’t seem to work on one side of his head. We added one more magnet to make it three on the one side, and that was a mistake. Read More...

 

Signs Cochlear Implant Headpiece Magnet Strength Is Too Strong

 

 

 

 

 

 

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