Books tagged: cochlear implant

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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 and 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
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.