for CI users and potential users
The three manufacturers of cochlear implants (CIs) offer support for users, including meetings where users -- and potential users -- of implants and similar devices can share information and learn more about these devices. All of these sponsors ask that attendees pre-register.
Med-El has recently held open houses at OHSU, but have not announced any future dates. For more info, contact Lyra Repplinger at lyra.repplinger @medel.com or phone 919-402-6935.
Cochlear(r) is a manufacturer of Nucleus(r) cochlear implants (CIs) and Baha(r) bone-anchored hearing devices. Cochlear(r) sponsors monthly meetings, alternating between SW suburban and Clackamas locations. Please pre-register at Cochlear.com/ (they'll ask for your ZIP code) or by calling: 1-877-432-7844. Each monthly meeting is an opportunity to connect with others, learn more about healthy hearing and hearing solutions, and receive hearing loss news, tips and updates from Cochlear(r).
Cochlear(r) will hold a session on Thursday, November 7, 6 to 8 pm at Denny's Banquet Room, 15815 SE 82nd Drive, Clackamas, 97015.
On Tuesday December 10, 6 to 8 pm at Embassy Suites by Hilton, Portland Washington Square, 9000 SW Washington Square Rd, Tigard, 97223. Please confirm and pre-register before attending either session.
Advance Bionics' Bionic Ear Association (BEA) was created to improve the quality of life of individuals with severe-to-profound hearing loss by providing valuable information, education, awareness, and guidance on cochlear implants. BEA hosts open houses where you can make new friends, learn about cochlear implants, get updates on new technology, and share your experiences.
For upcoming events or to learn more about Advanced Bionics, email hear [at] advancedbionics [dot] com or visit AdvancedBionics.com. Also, check out their Hearing Journey website for other support info.