[sasi] Cochlear implants and aids
brightstar123 at austin.rr.com
Wed Jan 27 01:35:06 GMT 2010
Thanks for that tip. I'll save it.
----- Original Message -----
From: "jeffrey" <jeffl989898 at verizon.net>
To: "sasi, (sight and sound impaired) discussion list" <sasi at acb.org>
Sent: Monday, January 25, 2010 9:52 PM
Subject: Re: [sasi] Cochlear implants and aids
> jeff lewin here.
> i received my ci last july and even though everyone
> responds differently the ci has memory for 3 or 4 seperate sound programs
> so you can switch to the program that best suits you in a given situation.
> i chose advanced bionics
> because it has an automatic sensitiviey system that handles
> louder sounds and keeps then at a tolerable level automatically,
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jeremy Congdon" <unlikelypeople at gmail.com>
> To: "'sasi, (sight and sound impaired) discussion list'" <sasi at acb.org>
> Sent: Monday, January 25, 2010 10:38 PM
> Subject: Re: [sasi] Cochlear implants and aids
>> Hi Theresa,
>> I don't know the answer to whether a cochlear implant would give you a
>> different sense of being overwhelmed (or not) by a sense of loudness.
>> be curious what your audiologist says.
>> My personal experience is that I am much more easily overwhelmed and
>> exhausted by noise than I was when I had normal hearing. It's hard to
>> explain that to people who haven't experienced it.
>> Thanks for the reminder about how it takes time to adjust to new hearing
>> aids. I just got new ones today, and they sound very different from my
>> ones. I could hear traffic much better immediately, but other sounds
>> take some patience to relearn.
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