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Broqadcast on Manawatu People's Radio 16 October 2018.

Barbara Bridewell. Summary: Two cochlear implants. Hearing aids not effective. Nature of implants. Before and after the implants. Washing dishes instead of mixing at events. Discovering had hearing problems. Comparison of implants to normal hearing. Music. Use of phones. Value of conversation. Costs/funding, waiting times. Ages for implants. Support networks. People not using hearing aids. Implants giving better than normal hearing, but nothing when take off external part (e.g. nights).

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Object type
Audio
Date
October 16, 2018
Digitisation ID
COMM1550125023
Held In
IMCA Digital Archive

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cochlear implants,
deafness,
hearing,
oral history,
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