Navigating resources for hearing loss.
The Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing opens up doors for children and their families seeking options.
Children born to adults who are deaf and hard of hearing know – a lot – about the community. In this series, we talk with families who have navigated the scenario and have served as unofficial educators to the public.
After trying the Phonak Naida Link M hearing aids and finding the connectivity with my AB Naida CI M (cochlear implant) leaving more to be desired, I returned to the familiar. High powered hearing aids are what I’ve worn my whole life. Would the Naida P-UP be a better fit for me?
After 45+ years as an architect, Bob Nicol became a vineyard owner, kind of by default. He had decided to move north from Oakland, California to Napa when he found a dream residence designed by Frank Lloyd Wright’s office. It had a loft perfect for architecture work. It also happened to sit on 20 acres of vineyards.
I was born profoundly deaf. I wear a cochlear implant in one ear and a hearing aid in the other. As a bimodal user, my hearing aid and cochlear implant have been separate devices. Now, with the introduction of the Phonak Naida Link M, they can be linked.
In August 2021, I upgraded my cochlear implant processor to the Advanced Bionics Naida CI M (M for the Marvel platform). I also switched out my Phonak Naida to the Link M so I could benefit from the “surround sound.” This is my review.
Amy Hochberg’s journey began as an office manager in New York City while she moonlighted as a yoga teacher. The fallout from 9/11 resulted in her job becoming redundant while demand for yoga teachers spiked. Hochberg seamlessly transitioned into teaching yoga full time.