Supporting your child

Learn how to prepare your child for their first programming and why speech rehabilitation is so important to their hearing.

Audiologist playing with a child candidate

This is the moment your family has been waiting for. After the recommended healing period, you’ll visit your child's audiologist to receive the sound processor, and he or she will hear for the first time with their new device. The excitement will be building as you approach the big day, giving you a chance to prepare for what’s ahead. Learn about the recovery period, what to expect at programming, and how to get ready for their new hearing and the best ways to make the most of it.


Please seek advice from your health professional about treatments for hearing loss. Outcomes may vary, and your health professional will advise you about the factors which could affect your outcome. Always read the instructions for use. Not all products are available in all countries. Please contact your local Cochlear representative for product information.

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