Listening Closely

Listening Closely

A Journey to Bilateral Hearing

Book - 2011
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A life-affirming story about hearing lost--and found again. When she was a teenager, Arlene Romoff gradually began to lose her hearing, until no hearing aid or other standard device could help her anymore. She had become profoundly deaf. Then a marvel of modern technology changed her life: cochlear implants, which bypass the damaged portion of the cochlea and stimulate the auditory nerve directly. Amazingly, Arlene could hear again--until ten years later, when the implant failed and she once more had to depend on a medical miracle: a new, state-of-the-art bilateral cochlear implant. Arlene's story isn't just about the magic of technology, but about the strength of the human spirit, the wonders of chance and fate, and making the most of what life dishes out. Those suffering from hearing loss, or who have a loved one who is, will find Arlene's journey both inspirational and informative.--From publisher description.
Publisher: Watertown, Mass. : Imagine, c2011
Description: 175 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
ISBN: 9781936140213
1936140217
9781936140220
1936140225
Branch Call Number: 617.89 Rom

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