Make the most of your new hearing

There's more to hearing with an implant than just turning it on. Learning to hear takes patience and practice, but it's worth it.

Adult recipient talking to a friend in a golf field

What you will find on this page

  • Practice, patience and perseverance are critical to your hearing success
  • Cochlear's rehabilitation resources will help you practice listening and speaking at home
  • Connect with others who have been through a similar hearing journey

Training the brain to understand the sounds it is receiving from a hearing implant is crucial to being able to live a full, rewarding life.

Cochlear makes hearing loss rehabilitation easier

You will need to practice listening and speaking as much as possible. To help guide you through the process, we created The Communication Corner, our extensive rehabilitation website that provides materials and activities at all levels and ages to help improve your listening and communication skills. It includes fun and engaging activities designed to improve listening, encourage conversations and boost confidence.

No matter where you are in your journey to better hearing, The Communication Corner has tools that can help—from early listening to more complex conversations to the use of technology.

Within The Communication Corner you will find:

  • Individualized activities and training programs based on age and development

  • An interactive, easy-to-use assessment tool designed to provide a starting point for anyone with hearing loss

  • Downloadable, easy-to-use, varied exercises and resources

Disclaimer

Please seek advice from your medical practitioner or health professional about treatments for hearing loss. They will be able to advise on a suitable solution for the hearing loss condition. All products should be used only as directed by your medical practitioner or health professional. Not all products are available in all countries. Please contact your local Cochlear representative.

Views expressed by Cochlear recipients and hearing health providers are those of the individual. Consult your hearing health provider to determine if you are a candidate for cochlear technology and to understand the associated risks and benefits. Individual results may vary.

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