Frequently asked questions about cochlear implant use and benefits.
A step-by-step guide to the cochlear implant process.
Information about cochlear implant surgery and recovery.
Information on insurance coverage, processor upgrades and parts replacement, and additional funding sources for cochlear implantation.
An ACI Alliance White Paper
Cochlear Implant Candidacy for Adults
Adult Cochlear Implant Rehabilitation
This section covers the following topics:
Position Paper: Supporting Parent Choice for Children Who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Advances in Candidacy, Technology and Outcomes
Adult Candidacy Guidance
Position Paper: Pediatric Habilitation Following Cochlear Implantation
Bilateral Cochlear Implantation
Revised Recommendation for Pneumococcal Meningitis Vaccination for Implant Recipients
Recommendations for Adults for Obtaining the Meningitis Vaccine
Links to organizations and websites that provide a variety of information, including videos, related to cochlear implants.
A documentary featuring fourteen young adults sharing their stories about growing up deaf in a time of rapidly improving hearing technology.
Read the personal experiences of children and adults who received cochlear implants and learn more about the CI process and outcomes.