for CI users and potential users
The three manufacturers of cochlear implants (CIs) offer regular 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 is having monthly Open Houses at OHSU in Portland. They will be 9am to 1pm on the following Fridays: September 27 and October 25.
There is no charge, but an RSVP is required to reserve your spot. In your RSVP, please specify the location, date and time. Address your RSVP to Lyra Repplinger at lyra [dot] repplinger [at] medel [dot] 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).
On Tuesday October 8, 6 to 8 pm at Embassy Suites by Hilton, Portland Washington Square, 9000 SW Washington Square Rd, Tigard, 97223.
While it hasn't been posted yet on their website, Cochlear(r) is likely to hold a session on the first Thursday of November, 6 to 8 pm at Denny's Banquet Room, 15815 SE 82nd Drive, Clackamas, 97015. Confirm and pre-register before attending.
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, emailhear [at] advancedbionics [dot] com or visit AdvancedBionics.com and watch their webinars at this link.
Source: Hearing Loss Association of Portland Chapter's e-newsletter