Programming and Rehabilitation (children)
Article Image ElliotThe surgery (the operation itself) is only one part of fitting a cochlear implant. The external parts of the implant have to be fitted and programmed and the child or young person has to learn how to use it. This page contain information about what happens in the weeks and months … [Read more…]
Profiles
Article Image JoshuaJoshua Dated: 05/05/2011 Imagine being told that your child is profoundly deaf. What sort of a life will they have? This is what happened to two and a half-year-old Joshua Shaw of Harrogate, YCIS’s 500th patient. Joshua, who attends a local nursery school, underwent the … [Read more…]
Programming and Rehabilitation (adults)
Programming and RehabilitationAt about one month after the operation, adults will begin to receive programming of their speech processor and a course of rehabilitation.These are typically carried out at the centre. over the first year this involves many visits to the Yorkshire Cochlear Implant Service and … [Read more…]