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ShabanaM · Blue Level Member ·

About Me

I am a parent of a bilaterally implanted boy. My son, Farzad Mehfuz received his implants at 22 months in 2010. Since then its been all about hard work (for a while) and then great outcomes in terms of a highly talkative and an intelligent child.

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My favorite thing about my AB Cochlear implant is
My favorite thing about AB is that it is completely hassle free and a sturdy device specifically suited for a highly active child like my son Farzad.
With my AB cochlear implant, I can
With the AB cochlear implants, my son Farzad can enjoy music unlike, before his implants where he used to start dancing at songs by just using his vision. Now, he attends a mainstream school, and is doing great at school as well. All this would not have been possible without the AB implants.
My favorite sound is
Farzad loves listening to songs from the latest Hindi movies and even watching them.
I chose AB because
I chose AB because i learnt from various research articles during my choice making period for cochlear implant, that AB has the processor with the best capabilities among its contemporaries.
I am a BEA Mentor because
I want to help parents with the difficulties they face during their initial years of implant by sharing my learning and experiences.
I can help cochlear implant candidates by
I can help cochlear implant candidates by guiding them about safe practices with the processor and rehabilitation strategies.