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A CAREER IN PUBLIC SERVICE FOLLOWING COCHLEAR IMPLANTATION

Tonia McDonald, a Job Readiness Training Coordinator with the South Carolina Vocational Rehabilitation Department, attributes her personal success story to receiving cochlear implants as a young adult. The improved hearing provided by her CI's allowed her to pursue higher education and a career in public service.

Tonia McDonald's Portrait

 

DEAF ENT PHYSICIAN DISCUSSES HIS PATH TO BECOMING A SURGEON WITH COCHLEAR IMPLANTS

Chad Ruffin MD, otolaryngologist at Indiana University Cochlear Implant Program at IU Health, discusses his trials and triumphs in becoming a surgeon using cochlear implants.

The mission of the American Cochlear Implant (ACI) Alliance is to advance access to the gift of hearing provided by cochlear implantation through research, advocacy and awareness.