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About cochlear implants

A cochlear implant is an electronic device which may be suitable for children and adults who receive no useful benefit from conventional hearing aids. Conventional hearing aids work by making sounds louder.

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Other implantable devices

Cochlear implants are not suitable for all profoundly deaf or deafened adults and children. There are some other options detailed for your information such as Assistive devices and other communication options.

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Cochlear implant FAQs

A list of Frequently Asked Questions and Answers about cochlear implants including information about how an implant can help; the operation; wearing one on a daily basis; and options for training when using one.

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Advances in Hearing Rehabilitation book – by two of our members!

Many congratulations to members Simon Lloyd and Neil Donnelly for editing this valuable book. See Hearing rehabilitation book for more information. The Read more…

ACI Alliance video of audience of The Listening Project

ACI Alliance has released a video of five stars and audiologist/filmmaker Jane Madell interacting with audience members at the world Read more…

Please nominate someone for 2019 Graham Fraser Memorial Lecture

The Graham Fraser Memorial Lecture was established in 1994 in commemoration of the outstanding contribution of Graham Fraser to the Read more…