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, even with his cochlear implant?
All children should be able to enjoy getting wet, running through the water and generally enjoying the great outdoors in the summer! For parents of children with cochlear implants however, the thought of water can ring alarm bells.
Whether your child has a waterpoof cochlear implant, such as the Advanced Bionics Neptune processor, or another hearing technology, there are ways to ensure your deaf child has a great summer. Here are my Cochlear Implant Care Tips that can make summer enjoyable and carefree for everyone.