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March 4, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Cochlear Implants Open a New World for Aida

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

When Melinda and Matt Little found out their baby girl, Aida, was deaf, they wanted to do everything they could to enable her to hear. A multidisciplinary team at Mayo Clinic helped them achieve that goal.

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Tags: Audiology team, cochlear implant, Dr. Lisa Schimmenti, Dr. Matthew Carlson, Hearing Loss, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, Newborn Intensive Care Unit, Waardenburg syndrome

January 31, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Living and Loving Out Loud

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

Affected by hearing loss for years, Jerry and Madalaine McDaniel created a world for themselves that revolved around their quiet home environment. But when the couple was offered a chance to escape the silence, they leaped at the possibility of a return to sound.

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Tags: cochlear implant, Dr. Colin Driscoll, Head and neck surgery, Meniere's disease, otorhinolaryngology

May 31, 2013 · Leave a Comment

Born Deaf and My Miracle of Sound

By MakalaArce MakalaArce (@MakalaArce)

I was born profoundly deaf due to auditory neuropathy and did not hear a single sound until I received a cochlear implant when I was 4 ½ years old. My parents said that I was always a happy, sweet child and I was born with a smile on my face and a twinkle in my […]

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Tags: 4185, 5335, auditory neuropathy, cochlear implant, deaf, Lexi Grafe, sound

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