Originally Posted by neecy
I'm an adult with a CI and I have very little trouble with "fluent and smooth socializing in the hearing world" with my implant. I go to college without the help of an interpreter and am able to understand what my teachers say even if I'm busy looking down at what I'm writing. I can also understand questions asked by students who are sitting behind or in front of me.
But you experienced being hearing before you lost hearing to deaf when you were young. Itīs not necassary for you to go speech therapy to train speech but just train to hear the sounds. Right?