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DEAF PEOPLE CAN SPEAK AND HEAR WITH
COCHLEAR IMPLANT: /kŏk'lē-ər ĭm-plānt'/ noun
A surgically implanted electronic device that
provides people with severe-to-profound deafness
access to sounds
About 1 billion people in the world live with disabilities.1
...of those, about 275 million have hearing loss.2
have profound deafness.3
People who have profound deafness receive limited benefits from hearing aids and have no meaningful access to speech.
Only 5% of all people who are qualified for cochlear implants are hearing with the technology today.4
GO OUTSIDE AND ASK STRANGERS:
"DO YOU KNOW WHAT A COCHLEAR IMPLANT IS?"
HOW CAN YOU TELL THE
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Tweet about your love for cochlear implants
@CochlearImplant is the BEST invention EVER!
I am DEAF but I can HEAR thanks to @cochlearimplant!
Do you know what a cochlear implant is?
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If you see a tweet about not being able to hear well, respond to the person by sharing your personal experiences with cochlear implants.
I have a cochlear implant and I hear fantastically!
I hear with cochlear implants and they work so much better than hearing aids!
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