Books tagged: cochlear implant

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The Sound of Murder
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,270. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Insurance agency programmer Dana Sanderson only wants peace and quiet at work. A desire her micromanaging boss somehow never respects. Then the investigation of a rash of suspicious natural death claims lands on Dana’s laptop. Failure means huge payouts for the company. Success means a huge bonus for her. Find out if Dana’s risks outweigh her rewards in this clever digital mystery.
After the Cochlear Implant: A Teacher and Parent Guide to Developing Speech and Language
Price: $4.88 USD. Words: 10,150. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2017 by YourSpecs. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Hearing & speech, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Teaching methods & materials / language arts
In this book, you will find strategies for language and/or speech development to be used after a cochlear implant, going by order of the months following surgery; for example, what you might do a few months after surgery, 6 months after, 18 months after, etc. building on what is learned and adding new sounds to those that the brain has learned to interpret.
Connected: How a Cochlear Implant Made Me More Deaf
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,390. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Social Science » People with Disabilities
Born deaf, John Cradden grew up as a 'hearing' person - mainstream schools, no sign language, no deaf friends. In his late thirties he went almost completely deaf and chose to get a cochlear implant. In this honest account, he describes the long but fascinating process of getting one and its success. But, in a curious twist, he also writes about how he ended up feeling more 'Deaf' than hearing.
Where I Stand: On the Signing Community and My DeafBlind Experience
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 39,320. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014 by Handtype Press. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Social Science » People with Disabilities
This collection of essays from one of the country’s leading voices on issues facing the signing community appears at a time of troubling trends and exciting new developments. Filled with startling observations and unapologetic assertions, Where I Stand challenges and broadens readers’ understanding of an important but often overlooked community.
Deaf Man Rocking
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,170. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire
Deaf Man Rocking is the hilarious story of a guy who has never heard his own jokes. Born with a severe hearing problem, verbal misunderstandings became a way of life, often to insanely humorous effect. If you've ever wondered what it must be like to be deaf or very nearly so, this book will keep you laughing.
Hear the Sunshine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,310. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Family health
“Hear the Sunshine” is a true, light hearted look inside the world of a man who is thought to be the world's longest living Cochlear 22 Channel implant patient. (Since 1987) It's a must read for anyone with loved ones who are hearing impaired but especially suited for parents with children who are deaf and considering implant surgery.
Turning a Deaf Ear
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,080. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.80 from 5 reviews)
Despite spending the first three decades of her life in relative silence, Allyson Raphel’s strength and candor is tempered with a biting sense of humor. Not only is this her personal story of getting a cochlear implant, but her perspective on being deaf and the roller coaster transition to becoming what some in the deaf community call a “hearie." Silence, she learned, can be golden.