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Learn more about our recipients and their experiences with Cochlear.*

<img width="300" height="300" src="https://hearandnow.cochlearamericas.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Courtney-hugging-elephant-with-Cochlear-Aqua-Kit-300x300.jpg" class="webfeedsFeaturedVisual wp-post-image" alt="" style="display: block; margin-bottom: 5px; clear:both;max-width: 100%;"><p>“My name is Courtney H. and here is my story. At 27 years old, I went on my first international trip to Thailand, where the Aqua+* kit was an extremely useful addition to my usual Cochlear Implant toolkit. But, before I dive into Thailand, let us start at the beginning. The beginning I was my &#8230; <a href="https://hearandnow.cochlearamericas.com/hearing-solutions/cochlear-implants/cochlear-aqua-kit-allows-woman-to-travel-to-thailand-for-a-water-festival/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://hearandnow.cochlearamericas.com/hearing-solutions/cochlear-implants/cochlear-aqua-kit-allows-woman-to-travel-to-thailand-for-a-water-festival/">Cochlear Aqua+ kit allows woman to travel to Thailand and hear the fun of a water festival</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://hearandnow.cochlearamericas.com">Cochlear Hear and Now</a>.</p>

Cochlear Aqua+ kit allows woman to travel to Thailand and hear the fun of a water festival

<img width="300" height="300" src="https://hearandnow.cochlearamericas.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/woman_texting-300x300.jpg" class="webfeedsFeaturedVisual wp-post-image" alt="" style="display: block; margin-bottom: 5px; clear:both;max-width: 100%;"><p>Thanks to the Made for iPhone connectivity of the Cochlear™ Nucleus® 7 and Baha® 5 Sound Processors, staying connected is easier than ever. You can stream calls, music, and other sounds straight from your phone to your sound processor, making for easy wireless streaming. Do you have questions about how it works or how to &#8230; <a href="https://hearandnow.cochlearamericas.com/cochlear/family/connect-cochlear-nucleus-7-baha-5-sound-processor-to-iphone-for-easy-wireless-streaming/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://hearandnow.cochlearamericas.com/cochlear/family/connect-cochlear-nucleus-7-baha-5-sound-processor-to-iphone-for-easy-wireless-streaming/">How to connect your Cochlear™ Nucleus® 7 or Baha® 5 Sound Processor to your iPhone® for easy wireless streaming</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://hearandnow.cochlearamericas.com">Cochlear Hear and Now</a>.</p>

How to connect your Cochlear™ Nucleus® 7 or Baha® 5 Sound Processor to your iPhone® for easy wireless streaming

<img width="300" height="300" src="https://hearandnow.cochlearamericas.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Heather-skydiving-with-single-sided-deafness-300x300.jpg" class="webfeedsFeaturedVisual wp-post-image" alt="" style="display: block; margin-bottom: 5px; clear:both;max-width: 100%;"><p>“Hi there, my name is Heather. I am 35 years old, and I have been living with single-sided-deafness (SSD) my entire life. I was born in 1983 with two completely developed ears, except I was deaf in one ear. Back then, there was not much that could be done for people with SSD. I remember &#8230; <a href="https://hearandnow.cochlearamericas.com/hearing-solutions/bone-conduction/woman-with-single-sided-deafness-hears-with-both-ears-with-baha-system/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://hearandnow.cochlearamericas.com/hearing-solutions/bone-conduction/woman-with-single-sided-deafness-hears-with-both-ears-with-baha-system/">After coping with single-sided deafness, woman gets to hear with both ears with Baha System</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://hearandnow.cochlearamericas.com">Cochlear Hear and Now</a>.</p>

After coping with single-sided deafness, woman gets to hear with both ears with Baha System

<img width="300" height="300" src="https://hearandnow.cochlearamericas.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Layla-who-has-hearing-loss-present-at-birth-dancing-e1542402361524-300x300.jpg" class="webfeedsFeaturedVisual wp-post-image" alt="" style="display: block; margin-bottom: 5px; clear:both;max-width: 100%;"><p>“When we learned our daughter, Layla, had severe to profound hearing loss present at birth, our lives were turned upside down. We knew nothing about hearing loss and did not know if we would be able to communicate with our sweet baby girl. Everything changed when we met a brilliant and compassionate surgeon who taught &#8230; <a href="https://hearandnow.cochlearamericas.com/hearing-loss/children/girl-with-hearing-loss-present-at-birth-flourishes-after-cochlear-implants/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://hearandnow.cochlearamericas.com/hearing-loss/children/girl-with-hearing-loss-present-at-birth-flourishes-after-cochlear-implants/">Girl with hearing loss present at birth flourishes in school, dance, ice-skating after Cochlear Implants</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://hearandnow.cochlearamericas.com">Cochlear Hear and Now</a>.</p>

Girl with hearing loss present at birth flourishes in school, dance, ice-skating after Cochlear Implants

<img width="300" height="300" src="https://hearandnow.cochlearamericas.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/Hudson-with-the-Baha-System-replacement-from-Cochlear-customer-service-300x300.jpg" class="webfeedsFeaturedVisual wp-post-image" alt="" style="display: block; margin-bottom: 5px; clear:both;max-width: 100%;"><p>“Our beloved son Hudson M. was born on May 9, 2017. My pregnancy was difficult and filled with many complications ranging from preeclampsia to gestational diabetes, and ended in a cesarean section. When they placed him in my arms, I had never seen anything so beautiful. He was 6 pounds of perfection. After I held &#8230; <a href="https://hearandnow.cochlearamericas.com/hearing-solutions/services/after-family-lost-home-in-wildfire-see-how-cochlear-customer-service-helped/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://hearandnow.cochlearamericas.com/hearing-solutions/services/after-family-lost-home-in-wildfire-see-how-cochlear-customer-service-helped/">After family lost everything in California wildfire, Cochlear customer service helped with replacement Baha System</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://hearandnow.cochlearamericas.com">Cochlear Hear and Now</a>.</p>

After family lost everything in California wildfire, Cochlear customer service helped with replacement Baha System

<img width="300" height="300" src="https://hearandnow.cochlearamericas.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/goldenhar-syndrome-and-hearing-loss_DavidD-300x300.png" class="webfeedsFeaturedVisual wp-post-image" alt="" style="display: block; margin-bottom: 5px; clear:both;max-width: 100%;"><p>What is Goldenhar Syndrome? Goldenhar Syndrome is a rare condition that is present at birth and mainly affects the development of the eye, ear, facial muscles and bones on one side of the face. Today Goldenhar Syndrome only effects every 1 out of 3,500 to 25,000 babies1 and the medical community is continuing their education &#8230; <a href="https://hearandnow.cochlearamericas.com/hearing-loss/conductive/born-with-goldenhar-syndrome-and-hearing-loss-the-baha-system-could-be-your-solution/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://hearandnow.cochlearamericas.com/hearing-loss/conductive/born-with-goldenhar-syndrome-and-hearing-loss-the-baha-system-could-be-your-solution/">If you were born with Goldenhar Syndrome and hearing loss, the Baha Implant System could be the answer you have been looking for</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://hearandnow.cochlearamericas.com">Cochlear Hear and Now</a>.</p>

If you were born with Goldenhar Syndrome and hearing loss, the Baha Implant System could be the answer you have been looking for

<img width="300" height="300" src="https://hearandnow.cochlearamericas.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Liviana-with-a-Cochlear-Implant-after-being-born-with-a-enlarged-vestibular-aqueduct-e1542391110290-300x300.jpg" class="webfeedsFeaturedVisual wp-post-image" alt="" style="display: block; margin-bottom: 5px; clear:both;max-width: 100%;"><p>“When Liviana was born, she failed her newborn hearing screening and the follow up test two weeks later. They recommended we come back to get an auditory brainstem response test (ABR). After speaking with a few friends who also had children that failed their hearing screenings due to fluid, and being uneducated on the matter, we &#8230; <a href="https://hearandnow.cochlearamericas.com/hearing-loss/children/girl-with-enlarged-vestibular-aqueduct-syndrome-gets-cochlear-implants/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://hearandnow.cochlearamericas.com/hearing-loss/children/girl-with-enlarged-vestibular-aqueduct-syndrome-gets-cochlear-implants/">Girl with enlarged vestibular aqueduct syndrome gets Cochlear Implants after frustration with hearing loss</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://hearandnow.cochlearamericas.com">Cochlear Hear and Now</a>.</p>

Girl with enlarged vestibular aqueduct syndrome gets Cochlear Implants after frustration with hearing loss

<img width="300" height="300" src="https://hearandnow.cochlearamericas.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Conner-who-graduated-after-being-a-child-with-sensorineural-hearing-loss-e1540845369667-300x300.jpg" class="webfeedsFeaturedVisual wp-post-image" alt="" style="display: block; margin-bottom: 5px; clear:both;max-width: 100%;"><p>“Hi, my name is Conner Svetly. I was born and raised in Scottsdale, Arizona, I am 22 years-old and just graduated from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health with a Masters of Health Science in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. I attended Chapman University in Orange, California for my undergraduate education, where I majored in &#8230; <a href="https://hearandnow.cochlearamericas.com/hearing-loss/sensorineural/future-doctor-recalls-life-as-a-child-with-sensorineural-hearing-loss/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://hearandnow.cochlearamericas.com/hearing-loss/sensorineural/future-doctor-recalls-life-as-a-child-with-sensorineural-hearing-loss/">Future doctor recalls life as a child with sensorineural hearing loss and Cochlear Implants</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://hearandnow.cochlearamericas.com">Cochlear Hear and Now</a>.</p>

Future doctor recalls life as a child with sensorineural hearing loss and Cochlear Implants

<img width="300" height="300" src="https://hearandnow.cochlearamericas.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/gt.site-banner2-300x300.png" class="webfeedsFeaturedVisual wp-post-image" alt="" style="display: block; margin-bottom: 5px; clear:both;max-width: 100%;"><p>#GivingTuesday is recognized the Tuesday right after Thanksgiving. People around the world give donations and volunteer their time to nonprofits and charitable organizations. Cochlear Gives Back Cochlear’s mission to help people hear and be heard is our inspiration for all that we do every day. It is our great privilege to support organizations that align &#8230; <a href="https://hearandnow.cochlearamericas.com/cochlear/community/pay-forward-giving-tuesday/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://hearandnow.cochlearamericas.com/cochlear/community/pay-forward-giving-tuesday/">Pay It Forward on #GivingTuesday</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://hearandnow.cochlearamericas.com">Cochlear Hear and Now</a>.</p>

Pay It Forward on #GivingTuesday

<img width="300" height="300" src="https://hearandnow.cochlearamericas.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/travel_plane-300x300.jpg" class="webfeedsFeaturedVisual wp-post-image" alt="" style="display: block; margin-bottom: 5px; clear:both;max-width: 100%;"><p>Flying is stressful. By the time you park at the airport, check your bags, go through security, find your gate, double-and triple-check you&#8217;re getting on the right plane, find your seat, and shove your carry-on into the overhead compartment, you&#8217;re exhausted. Thankfully, Cochlear™ technology can make the rest of your flight a pleasant experience. With &#8230; <a href="https://hearandnow.cochlearamericas.com/cochlear/family/mini_mic_stream_in_flight_entertainment/">Continued</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://hearandnow.cochlearamericas.com/cochlear/family/mini_mic_stream_in_flight_entertainment/">How to use your Mini Mic 2+ wireless accessory to stream in-flight entertainment straight to your Cochlear™ Sound Processor</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://hearandnow.cochlearamericas.com">Cochlear Hear and Now</a>.</p>

How to use your Mini Mic 2+ wireless accessory to stream in-flight entertainment straight to your Cochlear™ Sound Processor