HearPeers mentor Anette from Denmark was born with normal hearing. In her mid-twenties she suddenly lost her hearing on one side and had to learn how to deal with everyday life with single-sided [...]
After growing up with single-sided deafness, there were a few things that Veronika wasn’t expecting when she finally got a cochlear implant at 21 years old.
Gemma Mole is a Hearing Therapist who received a MED-EL cochlear implant to treat her Single-Sided Deafness. Here’s her story, in her words:
These are some special rehabilitation techniques that someone with Single-Sided Deafness (SSD) can use to build their listening skills.
Using two cochlear implants gives you bilateral hearing, which helps you to hear much better than with just one cochlear implant.