While university professor Dr.Florian Eibensteiner was suffering from unilateral deafness which resulted from mumps disease, one of his former students was developing better connection options for CI audio processors.
On the last day of the Austrian ENT Congress, in September 2021 in Innsbruck, the focus was on the medium-term and distant future of hearing rehabilitation.
Reading and writing are focal points of elementary school and the basis of later education.
For over 30 years, MED-EL is an internationally renowned example of synthesis of research and development in medical technology. A new compendium provides an exciting overview of the most important research areas of the company.
Scientific evidence managed to cofirm that it was possible to understand speech with a cochlear implant flawlessly. But the question "HOW naturally do the users hear?" remained unanswered.
Today we are talking from the heart of production of Cochlear Implants: the Implant Development. The experts expain how cochlear implants are developed.
The distribution of mother and father roles has changed in our society in recent years. However, the strengths of fathers are still not sufficiently used in the early support of children with hearing impairment.
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.
FCEI, the Network for Family-Centred Early Intervention, has been online since February and is also talking about surprising effects of the pandemic on families.
For the first hearing training, it is often enough to use everyday sounds and child´s body as a sound source, rather than instruments or toys.