Living with cochlear implants


Memory, Music, and the Cochlear Implant

A former amateur musician with total hearing loss decided to get a cochlear implant; efforts to hear music again are intertwined with her auditory memory. »


Music On My Mind

Cochlear implants plus auditory memory restored music to Barbara Chertok, who studied voice and piano before sudden hearing loss in her twenties. »


How to Appreciate Music with a Hearing Loss

Shouting Won't Help author Katherine Bouton, who has serious hearing loss and wears a cochlear implant, on the pain of missing music and new ways to listen. »


Music Perception for Cochlear Implant Users

Cochlear implant users face unique challenges in playing and perceiving music. The AAMHL Web Conference brings together experts and users to exchange ideas. »


Sound, Vibration, and the Piano

A young piano student who wears cochlear implants describes what the notes sound like to her in these video clips from the documentary film Lost and Sound. »


Studying the Viola with Cochlear Implants

Despite wearing cochlear implants due to hearing loss in both ears, Wendy Cheng has played classical music all her life, and has a deep love for the viola. »