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Hear again : back to life with a cochlear implant

Author: Arlene Romoff
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : League for the Hard of Hearing Publications, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Arlene Romoff began losing her hearing during her college years. It continued to decline gradually until, almost thirty years later, she was left profoundly deaf. when hearing aids no longer worked for her, she elected to get a cochlear implant, a computerized device that stimulates the auditory nerve directly. For the next year, Arlene shared her experiences, via email, with family, friends and colleagues. These  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Case studies
Named Person: Arlene Romoff; Arlene Romoff
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arlene Romoff
ISBN: 0967784301 9780967784304
OCLC Number: 45587800
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 254 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Responsibility: by Arlene Romoff.

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Arlene Romoff began losing her hearing during her college years. It continued to decline gradually until, almost thirty years later, she was left profoundly deaf. when hearing aids no longer worked for her, she elected to get a cochlear implant, a computerized device that stimulates the auditory nerve directly. For the next year, Arlene shared her experiences, via email, with family, friends and colleagues. These 'postings' are brought together in Hear again, a chronicle of what life was like without hearing, and her return to the world of sound with this miraculous devidce.

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