Browsing All posts tagged under »cochlear implant«

Watch: Joanna Poulton’s documentary showing both sides of having a cochlear implant

February 17, 2015


Joanna Poulton studied Scriptwriting at Bournemouth University and graduated in November. After directing/producing short films outside her course, she wanted […]

Matthew Johnston: What it’s like to swim with sound (after 49 years in silence)

February 5, 2015


I have always swum in silence. Hearing aids are not waterproof and I have been profoundly deaf since birth. My […]

Richard Turner: Discovering music again with a cochlear implant

October 16, 2014


I have always loved listening to music. When I was a teenager and in my early twenties living in Manchester […]

Emily Howlett: Are cochlear implants child abuse, a ‘quick fix’ or a threat to Deaf identity?

September 12, 2014


As anyone who reads my Deaf Mum column will have noticed, cochlear implants have been quite a hot topic of […]

Andy Palmer: 7 speech development tips for children with cochlear implants

September 3, 2014


Going through boxes of dusty old stuff at the weekend I rediscovered a home-made game that I made to help […]

Read: Deaf writer Sophie Woolley’s article about having a cochlear implant

October 3, 2013


Deaf writer and actress Sophie Woolley has written an insightful article for the Mail about how having a cochlear implant […]

Catherine Cooper: One year on from my Cochlear Implant activation, I LOVE it!

September 19, 2013


I’ve done it! Almost a year on and with my implant still in place – I have to say, I […]

Andy Palmer: The mother, her deaf son and overcoming their musical barrier

April 3, 2013


Katherine Mount was a professional singer and actress. She performed regularly and acted in both theatre and on television, including […]

William Mager: Billy 2.0 – The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser

December 21, 2012


Kaspar Hauser was a mysterious teenage boy who appeared in the streets of Nuremberg in 1828, with limited vocabulary and […]

William Mager: Being switched on might be like taking drugs

December 14, 2012


I’ve been switched on for a couple of days now. After a great deal of reflection, I’ve realised that the […]