A Hearing Technology Moron

After 40-odd years of using various pieces of assistive technology, you’d think I’d be well past the basics – you know, like knowing how to turn it on and off. But I haven’t. Technology continues to floor me as much as it did when I was in my 20s. At that time, the only electronic,…

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Changing Cochleas, Part 5: Learning What We Need to Learn

“Changing Cochleas” is a 7-part series about my hearing journey with a cochlear implant. CI organizations produce the technology and also play an important role in helping recipients successfully adjust to a new way of hearing. So, in writing about my CI experience, I also write about the brand I chose, Cochlear. I know many people…

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