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    Have you tried finding support groups for each brand of CI? (Advanced Bionics, Cochlear, Med-El) There are forums and FB groups. I'm...
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    LoveBlue replied to the thread CI sound quality.
    When you hear the beeps let her know how comfortable it feels. If it's too loud, you'll know. Each beep is a frequency. For speech...
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    LoveBlue replied to the thread CI sound quality.
    Sound quality should improve as your brain adjust to the new sounds. Mappings should also help. Be sure to keep a diary of what you...
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    LoveBlue replied to the thread Just got activated.
    Robotic sounds generally go away and things sound "normal". New sounds may sound different until you brain adjusts.
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    LoveBlue replied to the thread Cochlear battery?.
    Maybe post your question on AB's HearingJourney.com - there are very knowledgable people there who could answer that question, and...
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    LoveBlue replied to the thread Cochlear battery?.
    I have batteries that have sat in my drawer after being fully charged and I'm able to use them days or weeks later - BUT, I don't use...
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    LoveBlue reacted to Sogeking's post in the thread Just got activated with Like Like.
    Thank you for response. I do a lot of rehab by streaming to my implant with music,videos, and TV. However I am going to pick up on your...
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    LoveBlue reacted to cdmeggers's post in the thread Just got activated with Like Like.
    It will take some time, but you'll get there. Just keep working at it. Audiobooks, reading out loud to yourself (or have someone else...
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    LoveBlue replied to the thread Just got activated.
    You're early in the journey. Try to use only the CI side as much as you can, but keep the HA handy of those situations you really need...
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    LoveBlue reacted to stephaniep's post in the thread It's a go! I have a surgery date! with Like Like.
    It went surprisingly good. It was a day surgery, came home the same day, was quite alert, had some bleeding at surgical site but that...
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    LoveBlue reacted to cdmeggers's post in the thread CI Activation with Like Like.
    AB has an auditory rehab app available for download on Apple and Android devices, called WordSuccess. Definitely does not hurt to find...
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    LoveBlue replied to the thread CI Activation.
    You can find out who your CICS is by sending an email to hear@advancedbionics.com
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    LoveBlue replied to the thread CI Activation.
    Do you know who your AB CICS (Cochlear Implant Consumer Specialist) is? This person would be a great resource for your various...
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    LoveBlue reacted to Barbaro's post in the thread What did you learn today? Part II with Like Like.
    I learned I will be keeping my new Oticon Xceed hearing aids. They're impressive.
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    LoveBlue replied to the thread CI Activation.
    Sounds like you've gotten off to a good start. :) "I hear rustling sounds every time I move" Your clothes rubbing. Have they talked...
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