"Abigail is determined, proud and has overcome so many obstacles with a positive attitude. She works hard for her marks, and she has hopes of working towards a career in either audiology or education."

- Carla M., Mother of Abigail - Nucleus® recipient

Abigail's journey to cochlear implants

Carla and Bruce look back on their fear of potentially never hearing their little girl, Abigail, call them mom and dad when they learned she was born deaf.

Twelve years later, the three of them talk about how Abigail is succeeding with her Cochlear Implants and her bright future ahead. 

Watch them return to that emotional journey and the decision they made for their family.


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. Outcomes and results may vary.