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Did you know HEARING JOURNEY offers TWO ways to learn about Advanced Bionics technology directly from AB recipients and share your cochlear implant experience with others? We encourage you to visit both HJ CHAT and HJ FORUM for the best Hearing Journey experience.

HJ CHAT meets every Thursday evening from 7-10 pm ET/4-7 pm PT for a live exchange of questions, answers, and support. Please join by logging in and clicking on the green "US Weekly Chat" box on the home page. **Once in the chatroom, if you are prompted to log in again and cannot with your HJ username and password, please log in as a Guest, but with your HJ Username.

HJ FORUM is available all day, seven days a week. You can read discussions from others or add your own posts. Sign up for the Forum's DAILY DIGEST to receive a brief summary of the day's discussions by email. Want to read the most recent discussions? Log in and click on LATEST TOPICS. Want to start a new discussion? Log in and click https://hearingjourney.com/post/discussion


About Me

I was first implanted in 2001 after noticing a gradual though significant hearing loss over the previous decade. I was re-implanted in 2013. My hobbies include photography & Parkruns.


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Mentor Information

My favorite thing about my AB Cochlear implant is
That it allowed me to work until retirement age and continues to facilitate my involvement in my community as well as in my social life.
With my AB cochlear implant, I can
Hear far better than would otherwise be the case
My favorite sound is
Birds chirping.
I chose AB because
It was the only one on offer and I was delighted to accept!
I am a BEA Mentor because
Of the benefits I have received from my CI.
I can help cochlear implant candidates by
Telling them about my own hearing journey.