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Cochlear Implant (CI): Pages for CI Users and family

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Cochlear Implant (CI): Pages for CI Users and family

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Cochlear Implant (CI) Technology and Music Pages for CI users

This link is designed primarily for adult users of cochlear implants and their families. It describes the technological features of cochlear implants (CI) and those aspects of music that are most to least effectively conveyed by the CI. It includes simulations of how music sounds through a cochlear implant.  

 

Cochlear Implant (CI) and Music: Listening to Music Pages for CI users

This link discusses how various factors (e.g., technical features of the CI, different types of musical sounds, listening environments) can affect music listening with CI recipients.

This link describes different parts of music, such as rhythm or melody, and which parts are most easy to understand and enjoy through a cochlear implant. 

This link is designed primarily for adult users of cochlear implants. It discusses how different listening environments (e.g., public and private settings) affect music listening with CI recipients.

 

Speech In Background Music 

Pages for HA users

Pages for CI users

This link is designed primarily for cochlear implant (CI) and hearing aid (HA) users. It describes 1) the problem of background music as a barrier to spoken communication and 2) some practical tips for reducing the negative impact of background music on spoken communication.  

 

Musicians with Cochlear Implants (CIs)

Pages for musiciansPages for CI users

This link is primarily designed for adult musicians who use cochlear implants (CI). It discusses 1) various factors that affect music-making, 2) strategies or training programs that can enhance music listening and music making, 3) strategies for music listening and music making, and 4) unpleasant factors when playing music.

 

Assistive Listening Devices 

Pages for HA users

Pages for CI users

This link shares input from hearing aid (HA) and cochlear implant (CI) users about using assistive listening devices (ALDs) for music listening. Several ALDs and their functions are discussed.

 

Music Training 

Pages for musicians

Pages for CI users

This link is primarily designed for adults who use cochlear implants (CI). It discusses 1) music training and its importance for CI recipients, 2) strategies and considerations for music training, 3) recommendations for self-directed music listening training, and 4) music training recommendations for musicians.


 

Decision Trees for Cochlear Implant Users Pages for CI users