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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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BCIG newsletter – articles needed!

We are preparing our next BCIG newsletter. Please contact us with articles on courses, new or interesting practice, top tips Read more…

Renew BCIG membership now!

As you know, the BCIG membership year runs from September 1 to August 31. Please click http://www.bcig.org.uk/memberships/sept-renewal-membership to renew. You Read more…

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…