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  • How well the school will go for children with cochlear implants depends on several factors. The persistence of the parents is one of them.

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  • Unilaterally deaf professor supervises further development for hearing systems While university professor Dr.Florian

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  • After a rare disease called neurofibromatoses that affected her hearing, Elena-Daniela Nistor can hear again thanks to a brainstem implant.

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  • For almost six years now, Philipp uses a BONEBRIDGE bone conduction implant in his left ear. Recently, he even uses bone conduction for music in his healthy ear.

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  • After health problems, mental training has not only helped Mag. Peter Kmetyko return to the top with his bike, but it has also helped him cope better with hearing problems and learn to live with his BONEBRIDGE implant.

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  • Patrick Beganovic recalls of his daughter Maja's diagnosis - profound hearing loss. Thanks to cochlear implantation at the Linz University Hospital, the family is now happy to hear Maja's first words.

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  • We focus on the town of Bethleem at the turn of each year. However, we do not know much about life with hearing loss in Palestine.

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  • A 7-year old Jakob Ratz is an enthusiastic sportsman, who also enjoys going to school. His BONEBRIDGE ensures that he is fully involved in both situations.

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  • Deaf people were also among those affected by the attacks on New York's World Trade Center on 09/11, 2001, while some other survivors lost their hearing as a result of the events.

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  • In order to listen to music with better sound quality, Karl-Heinz Fuchs even gave up five percent speech intelligibility when setting the TEMPO+ processor.

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  • A new speech processor - the SAMBA 2 has been available for users of the VIBRANT SOUNDBRIDGE and BONEBRIDGE implants since last year. Musician and dad Moritz Scharf has tried out the processor and is thrilled.

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  • Tahlita from South Africa spent the best day of her life right in the middle of the Corona-crisis. Her mother Bianca Birdsey explains how it happened.

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  • Why reading is important for children with hearing implants. Acquiring written language paves the way for affected children to read.

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  • US nurse Alley Mason works in the intensive care department of a clinic in Texas and is a cochlear implant user.

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  • A brief biography of Walter Auer, solo flautist with the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra.

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  • What would cinema be without Ennio Morricone? The film world has been asking that since his first film composition in 1961.

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  • What is life at a distance actually like for people with hearing impairments?

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  • Many hearing-impaired people use lip-reading for communication - the obligatory mouth and nose masks are a barrier.

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  • Brigitte is so satisfied with her cochlear implant that she now wants one for her other ear.  It was not always like this.

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  • Sabine Weinberger-Pramendorfer is extremely satisfied cochlear implant user and wants to encourage candidates to go for it.

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  • For seven years, 13-year-old Valentin from Austria could only hear in one ear. While his hearing loss remained undetected for a long time...

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  • Hobby musician Walter Widler (CI user) talks about his life-long passion for music.

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  • There are many historic personalities and celebrities who experienced hearing impairment and deafness.

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  • Music is clearly an important subject for young CI users: it communicates moods and feelings and helps in dealing with these.

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