December 13, 2016
Gift ideas for Hearing Aid Users

Practical Gift Ideas for Hearing Aid Users

When it comes to giving gifts for people with hearing loss, there are two ways to go – practical gifts, things the recipient will find useful but wouldn’t necessarily buy for […]
November 29, 2016

When is the Right Age to get a Cochlear Implant?

The earlier your child can have access to sound, the better their speech and listening skills develop. But when is the right age to get a cochlear implant?
August 9, 2016

Q&A: What you should know about my child’s cochlear implant

I get stopped at least once a day by people passing by in the supermarket or other mums at the playground asking me what my son, Harry, is wearing on his […]
July 19, 2016
summer cochlear implant care

4 Cochlear Implant Care Tips for Summer

It is finally summer, which means wading pools, sprinklers and road trips to the beach. But can your deaf child enjoy the water just as much as any other kid, […]
July 4, 2016
challenges with deaf child

How we decided to fit our baby with a cochlear implant

When my baby boy was born, I looked at him nestled in my arms through teary, tired eyes and knew he was worth the pain. But when he failed his […]
April 8, 2016
managing a toddler's cochlear implant

7 tips for managing a toddler’s cochlear implant

A cochlear implant may look incredibly simple to put on and take off but the assembly behind them and the care that they need can be a little overwhelming, especially […]
February 29, 2016

Cochlear Implants: The Big ‘Switch On’

After Harry had his cochlear implant operation I found myself flooded with messages of congratulations that Harry could now hear. Unfortunately, of course, this wasn’t quite the case just yet. […]
February 3, 2016

Support for parents of deaf children

Although we personally don’t refer to deafness as a disability it can be seen as one and does come with its own challenges. Being a parent of a deaf child […]
January 29, 2016

Cochlear implant surgery: Preparing yourself and your infant

One of the biggest considerations in our decision for Harry to have cochlear implants was, of course, the surgery. The process can take as long as 8 hours for bilateral […]
December 22, 2015

Holiday inspired Hearing Aids & Cochlear Implants

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! I absolutely adore Christmas time and everything involved with it.  Being in the UK, our traditions include decorating the front room with garlands and […]
August 7, 2015

From A Hearing Aid To A Cochlear Implant

Wearing hearing aids is as natural to me as wearing clothes. I was born hearing impaired and as far as I can remember I always had hearing aids; they were […]