Monthly Archives: June 2013

From Misconceptions to Awareness on Deafness

For as long as I can remember, people have always come up to me and asked me questions about being deaf. Some people, I’ve noticed are more hesitant than others to ask and I think it’s because they are afraid of offending me. That could not be further from the truth. I prefer that people come […]

A Hearing Aid that Talks to the iPhone

So I was heading back from the gym when I decided to stop by my mailbox on the way back to my apartment. There wasn’t much in there aside from a few flyers but I came across an interesting hearing aid promotion. It turns out that there is a free hearing aid app that can […]

The First Appointment

On Friday May 10th 2013, I had my first appointment regarding getting a second CI at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario in Ottawa (CHEO). I was scheduled for three appointments throughout the day. The first one was at 10am with a psychologist. The second one at 11am with Dr. Schramm, the surgeon who did […]

Why a Second Cochlear Implant?

Hello everyone, Welcome to my blog.  At first, I was a bit hesitant about starting a blog about getting a second cochlear implant. What would I write about in my posts? Obviously, I would write about my experience but would it actually be something that others would like to read and learn from? One of the main reasons […]