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sheila777 · Green Level Member · ✭✭

About Me

As a late-deafened teacher who struggled to stay connected socially and professionally, I am profoundly grateful for being able to re-join the hearing world through my cochlear implant. After hearing extremely well with one implant for 8 years, I was not expecting to be so amazed by the improvement in hearing that 2 implants provide.


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My favorite thing about my AB Cochlear implant is
my ability to understand speech without adjusting the volume, flipping switches, changing microphones, or attaching accessories.
With my AB cochlear implant, I can
do whatever I want to do without fear of not hearing.
My favorite sound is
a human voice because I am so grateful to be back in the hearing world.
I chose AB because
its superior technology promised the best chance of restoring my hearing.
I am a BEA Mentor because
it is my way of giving back.
I can help cochlear implant candidates by
answering their questions from personal experience and by providing support and encouragement for the journey ahead.