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  1. ladysolitary85

    What are you reading now?

    Nancy J Chovancek "I Can Finally Hear The Birds" a CI story, hilarious sense of humor! Michael Chorost "Rebuilt" another great CI story.
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    Which AD'er are you wondering about?

    I'm thinking of everyone ☺ Sent from my SM-G900T using AllDeaf App mobile app
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    Deaf/HoH Gay Community

    That is actually how I found my girlfriend on PlentyofFish. She's hearing and I'm deaf but she understands deaf culture and knows sign language.... Not fluently but enough to make life easier for me lol. 3 years strong as of May 3rd :D I think people can search based on shared interests
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    insurance frustration

    I'll be getting my first CI in February *happy dance* I will never understand why a hearing aid is never really covered and a CI usually is... other than it being a medical procedure, but aside from that I don't get it. Counting my lucky stars though! I do agree though that a CI is NOT a cure...
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    Any deaf chat room

    The only chat room I have found for a more sincere mature group online is from here: http://myhearingloss.org/ The only problem is it is only up on certain days and you must have an updated Java plugin for the chat to work.
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    CI surgery and Sleep Apnea

    Those of you who have sleep apnea, I was wondering if you had to bring your CPAP machine to surgery. Sent from my SM-G900T using AllDeaf App mobile app
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    Psychological evaluation for CI

    Depending on the person's age they get one or two vaccines. This whole process was very quick, Nov To Feb! Sent from my SM-G900T using AllDeaf App mobile app
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    Psychological evaluation for CI

    It was actually less intimidating than I expected it to be, but the psychiatrist was letting me read questions from her computer and I would answer them out loud as she typed up my answers. It was just to make sure I was stable and had realistic expectations on the CI. By the way, surgery day...
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    Got Approved for a CI!!!

    Thanks Bott! Two people absolutely loved him. I wanted to make sure I had him. He uses stitches to close up the area too So that's nice to know.
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    Got Approved for a CI!!!

    I go in for surgery Feb 6th!!!! So freaking excited!!! I decided to go with Advanced Bionics :) They will do the worse side and I got a surgeon that has awesome reviews from my peers! so happy! *clears throat* sorry, had to share :giggle:
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    How It's Made?

    I need to find their email ☺ I can't be the only one interested Sent from my SM-G900T using AllDeaf App mobile app
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    How It's Made?

    I know on the show "How It's Made" hearing aids are sjown, but what about the cochlear implant? That would be cool to watch (how they make the processor and implant). Sent from my SM-G900T using AllDeaf App mobile app
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    My gore...

    I hope you heal up nicely!
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    Cochlear or Advanced Bionics?

    That's another big thing that sold me with AB, "surround sound" so to speak lol. I wonder what it's like listening underwater!
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    Psychological evaluation for CI

    I made it through the evaluation it seems now I'm waiting on the appointment with the surgeon. Sent from my SM-G900T using AllDeaf App mobile app
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    Cochlear or Advanced Bionics?

    Cochlear Implant Update : Psychological evaluation went good I think. Have to have a loaner hearing aid for the right (profound) ear for 5 days for documentation purposes..... this is going to be a interesting 5 days I've done all the steps I needed to do. Now just waiting for a appointment to...
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    Cochlear or Advanced Bionics?

    AB also just came out with a way to allow you to swim with the Naida through a waterproof container which is pretty awesome :)
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    Cochlear or Advanced Bionics?

    Update: CT scan as far as I know went good but I don't have the exact details on that. Psychological evaluation tomorrow! so nervous! Sent from my SM-G900T using AllDeaf App mobile app
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    Real Ear Messure and audiogram tests

    Here is my tests, My speech recognition test aided is on a different form. I Scored a 13% on that. The audiogram is upside-down I'm sorry guys. Sent from my SM-G900T using AllDeaf App mobile app
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    Psychological evaluation for CI

    So I don't know the exact details but my MRI and CT Scan but all I know on that is the report looks good. Friday I go through the psychological evaluation part of the step to get a CI. I know it will be a hour long and some reading will be involved. Has anyone had one? Sent from my SM-G900T...
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