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About Cochlear Implants

Helpful Organisations and Charities

Here a few helpful organisations and charities.

Name:  Defeating Deafness
Description: The UK's only national charity dedicated to helping hearing-impaired people through medical research and education.

Address: Defeating Deafness
330-332 Grays Inn Road,
London, WC1X 8EE
Tel:  020 7833 1733
Fax:  020 7278 0404

Name:  CICS
Description: CICS provides support, experience, events, help and ideas for families who have or are considering a cochlear implant for their child.

Address: P.O. Box 28843,

Tel:  020 8876 8605 South
Tel:  01332 365528 Midlands
Tel:  01904 744639 North

Name:  National Association for Deafened People (NADP)
Description: This UK organisation represents deafened people, providing information and support
to enable them to regain their independence and quality of life.

Address: National Association for Deafened People (NADP)
PO Box 50, Amersham,
Bucks, HP6 6XB
Tel:  01227 762879
Fax:  01227 379538

Name:  Royal National Institute for Deaf People (RNID)
Description: RNID is the largest charity representing the nine million deaf and hard-of-hearing people in the UK. As a membership charity, the RNID aims to achieve a radically better quality of life for deaf and hard-of-hearing people.

Address: Royal National Institute for Deaf People (RNID)
19-23 Featherstone Street,
London, EC1Y 8SL
Tel:  0808 808 0123
Fax:  020 7296 8199

Name:  UK Council on Deafness (UKCoD)
Description: UKCoD works with and for deaf organisations in the UK by providing information, advice and support and by representing the views of the sector to government and policy members.

Address: UK Council on Deafness (UKCoD)
Westwood Park,
Little Horkesley,
Essex CO6 4BS
Tel:  01206 274075
Fax:  01206 274077

Name:  SENSE (Deaf Blind)
Description: Sense offers a wide range of support and services across the UK to help sensory-impaired people of all ages to reach their full potential.

Address: SENSE (Deaf blind)
11-13 Clifton Terrace,
London, N4 3SR
Tel:  020 7272 7774
Fax:  020 7272 6012

The cochlea is, corporate headquatersgrammatica part of the hearing system. Part of the cochlear implant is inserted into the cochlea and this directly stimulates the hearing nerve to send 'hearing' signals directly to the brain to give the sensation of hearing.

The cochlear implant

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