A cochlear implant is a device that contributes to the improvement of hearing in children and adults suffering from acute to profound hearing impairments.
The program is 39 days long and includes the following:
CONSULTATION AND EVALUATION:
LABORATORY TESTS AND STUDIES:
Laboratory testing and analysis for the following:
Awakening the Implant: “Awaking” is adjusting the brain to the new way of receiving sound input which involves intensive individualized habilitation and rehabilitation s carried out by a multidisciplinary team of speech language pathologists, educators of the deaf, doctor, audiologist, and other professionals. The program is patient-centered requires the collaboration of the recipient, family and the therapists to achieve greatest potential.
A cochlear implant allows for the access of sound that the patient has not been exposed to or used to. The brain needs time to recognize and understand these sounds as well as time to get used to them.
PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING IMPORTANT INFORMATION:
Private room with the following features: