Stories tagged: cochlear implants
Tue., May 24, 2016, 7:30 p.m.
11-year-old who was born deaf is among nation’s top spellers
Making it to the Scripps National Spelling Bee is an amazing achievement for any kid, but for 11-year-old Neil Maes, being born deaf made his journey especially unlikely.
Tue., Feb. 24, 2015
Implant a first step for deaf kids
WASHINGTON — At age 3, Angelica Lopez is helping to break a sound barrier for deaf children. Born without working auditory nerves, she can detect sounds for the first time …
Thu., Sept. 20, 2012
HOPE School focuses on auditory development
For local children born with moderate to profound hearing loss, help learning to navigate a noisy world can be found at HOPE School. Located in the Health and Sciences Building …