We have a selection of news stories from around the world. These will appear at regular intervals, so look out for them here:
This is the address for a new article on the Radio National web site. Called "From the isolation of deafness to a new sonic world".
Check it out here: Radio National - you will go to a new window/tab.
During my last visit with my counsellor, she asked me a very astute question. ‘What price do you pay to be in the hearing world?’ This was something I had never considered before and it required considerable thought over the following weeks. The conclusion that I eventually came to was that I pay a very heavy price to communicate in the hearing world.
To read more of Pat's story, go to this link
In 2013 I had an operation that changed my life in so many ways – I received a Cochlear Implant in my left ear.
I have a hereditary hearing loss. I have some hearing in my right ear and am borderline profoundly deaf in my left ear. My father and grandmother were hearing impaired; my sister, nephew and uncle each wear hearing aids.
Faye Yarroll received her first cochlear implant in 2005 and her second in 2007. Today, Faye has bilateral cochlear implants and is an active member of the Cochlear Awareness Network in Australia. Faye shares her tips and hints to help other recipients. read the whole story via this link.
We have recently updated the Hearing Loss and Hearing Solutions guidebook. It now has additional information on bone-anchored (BAHA) devices.
Clicking the link below will open the guide in a new window - you can still save it from there.
If you would prefer to save a copy to your computer for reading later, just right mouse-click the link and choose 'Save Link As' to your preferred folder/directory. The guide has 57 pages and is 2.28MB in size.
Faye Yarroll has been checking out the latest wireless devices for the N6 processor by Cochlear.
Find out what she thinks of them by clicking on this link: N6 Wireless Accessories
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The latest issue of BUZZ magazine is now online. This link will take you to all issues.