SOUND & HEARING

From Sound Wave to Hearing

Sound plays a very important part in most people’s lives. It enables us to communicate and receive information.

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HEARING AID

UNDERSTANDING CI

CHILDREN & HEARING

The Importance of Hearing

The ability to hear is vital to a child’s development. Hearing makes it possible for a child to learn to recognize voices.

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HEARING AID

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NOISE & HEARING

What is Noise?

In today’s world, we are constantly bombarded with sound. Many sounds are enjoyable, but, unfortunately.

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HEARING LOSS
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Introduction

As a family with a child recently diagnosed with hearing loss, you will find yourself faced with many challenging decisions.

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HEARING AID

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What is a Hearing Aid?

A hearing aid is an electronic assistive device that is most often worn behind or in the ear and basically consists of a microphone.

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SOUND & HEARING

COMMUNICATING WITH HEARING AID USERS

Communication

The ability to communicate is likely to be affected when a person has hearing difficulties. Communication is a basic need.

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HEARING AID IN
BOTH EARS

Hearing the World
around You

Being able to hear and localize a sound source is very important for our ability to communicate as we go about our daily activities.

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THE EARMOULD
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Introduction
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Plastic form designed to conduct amplified sound waves into the ear from a hearing instrument.Generally fabricated from an impression of the individual.

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MAINTENANCE & CLEANING OF IN-THE-EAR HEARING

Maintenance & Cleaning of In-the-Ear Hearing

A hearing aid is a valuable device that needs to be handled with care. Thanks to today’s digital technology it is possible to produce very small.

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VERTIGO

Vertigo (Balance),
Positional Vertigo (BPPV)

In Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) dizziness is thought to be due to debris which has collected within a part of the inner ear.

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FM SYSTEMS

FM Systems
(Assistive listening devices)

FM Systems are solutions that give people with hearing loss the same opportunities for communication as people with normal hearing.

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TINNITUS

Ringing in
the Ear

Tinnitus refers to hissing: the perception of sound in the ear that is not the result of an external sound. It is commonly described as a “hissing, roaring, or ringing,”

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UNDERSTANDING COCHLEAR IMPLANTS

Understanding Cochlear Implants

This booklet is designed to supplement the information pack which MED-EL has supplied to your Cochlear Implant Team.

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