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If you live in the great state of Arizona I hope you will join this group.

 

I am the awareness manager for this state and hope to meet all of you soon.   We'll be posting events, activities and other exciting opportunities to this group so please join as soon as possible so you don't miss anything!

 

Joe P.

Blog Entries
2 Weeks Ago
 FREE Cochlear Nucleus®Recipient Welcome Workshop  -          Review the basics for using the...
3 Weeks Ago
How many of you are familiar with oral schools for the deaf? I myself attended Tucker-Maxon Oral School in Portland, Oregon, so the value of an oral...
2 Months Ago
Oh now we can take deep breaths and count the months and easy it is getting closer and closer to celebration time. Can you believe it? Seems like it was only...
3 Months Ago
Come join us at the 8/9/2014 Arizona Hands & Voices Expo!Cochlear Community Volunteer Najwa Ghattas is the Executive Director of Arizona Hands &...
3 Months Ago
It's been a long time since I posted.   Please don't take it personally, life has been BUSY!! I've always worked hard; in school, in my...
4 Months Ago
Here's our largest group ever!  The first year, 2010, we had 29. Last year due to distance we  had just twelve.  This year more than 40...
4 Months Ago
Reminder to those who are attending the Convention in Austin in June, that our C.A.P.U. (Cochlear Americas Product Users) group will meet for a photo op on...
7 Months Ago
I have had some complications with my second implant. The first was implanted 4 years ago without any problems whatsoever. When my second ear got to the...
11 Months Ago
You never know how much you count on something until it is gone...  well kind of gone.  I got my remote assistant from my purse this morning and...
One Year Ago
If you or someone you know suffers from hearing loss we invite you to join us at a Hearing Health Seminar in Flagstaff, AZ on Thursday November 7, 2013 from...
One Year Ago
  Learn about the...
One Year Ago
Happy New Year!! To all my cochlear friends near and far.May you be blesed in 2013 and Have a Happy Hearing and Healthy Year!!!!See you in San Diego at...
2 Years Ago
Hello All,First, We are still in serious need for volunteers to staff the booth at the Lovin' Life After 50 Health and Wellness Fair in Mesa on Tuesday...
2 Years Ago
I recently moved to the Phoenix area from IL.  All my children and their family live here now-they wouldn't move back to IL, so I decided to move...
2 Years Ago
I just had my third mapping and this time the volume was increased to a comfortable "microphone" level. However, it also raised the telecoil level...
2 Years Ago
Hello All I would like to cordially invite you to our next Phoenix CAN Chapter Meetings scheduled for Wednesday August 15, 2012 at a New Time and...
2 Years Ago
Last year I participated in a cochlear implant study at the University of Texas, Dallas. Today I received word that Dr. Philipos Loizou, Professor of...
2 Years Ago
First of all, I "AM NOT" happy that this forum will not let me cut/copy/paste on my Mozilla Firefox server. I NEVER use Internet Explorer and am...
2 Years Ago
Volunteer Ambassadors, Bill Schafer, George Ghorpade, Sandy Mattingly and Dick Phelps promoted May’s Better Speech and Hearing Month at the Annual...
2 Years Ago
My Cochlear Implant (CI) journey (Lou Touchette)   History:   Many years of working around the screaming of aircraft jet engines and factory...
2 Years Ago
  If you are thinking about getting a cochlear implant, Cochlear is hosting a webinar that will help explain the process and answer questions you...
2 Years Ago
After 3 years at Cochlear with Hawaii as part of my territory I Finally made it to the Islands!!  On May 15 I hosted a Bilateral/Upgrade Combo CWYC...
3 Years Ago
On the evening of Mar 27 Lisa McDonald and I hosted a CWYC workshop in Tucson explaining how 2 ears are better than one and outlining the...
3 Years Ago
Today we manned a CI Booth at the Mesa, AZ Red Mountain Senior Center for their Senior Days.  Besides talking to over 150 seniors about hearing loss and...
3 Years Ago
Being a recent Commissioner of the AZ Commission of the Deaf & Hard of Hearing, I have been researching the need for CIs in AZ.  We have about...
3 Years Ago
At the Lions District 21-A Convention, 2/25/12, the area Lions club members learned about the cochlear implants and also how to better understand the spoken...
3 Years Ago
My families biggest complaint is I still talk to loud, I just had my third mapping in mid January, I am constantly trying to talk quieter but am constantly...
3 Years Ago
Heres the latest update. Making February "High Five" month on the cochlear community. Old buddies reunion month also. Would love to have some of...
3 Years Ago
Dear HOPE Participant: Tuesday, January 31, 2012, 3:00 pm Eastern Time / 12:00 Pacific TimeCell Phones: Not Just for Texting! Donna L. Sorkin, MA. and...
3 Years Ago
  Greetings it is John Ayers on this end of the keyboard, the cochlear implant person. This is to those who have hearing issues or may have...
3 Years Ago
As you may remember, I made a plan in October to wear my hair up more and to go to the staff party.   Well, I am wearing my hair up more and decided...
3 Years Ago
I am so excited about this.  I can't believe I got a computerized Caption phone.  It is wonderful.   Its  FREE  ...
3 Years Ago
Howdy folks, Its' been four months already? - since, I last blogged here. Things are widening down as we getting into the fall here in Oregon. The...
3 Years Ago
I  just came home from a cochlear awareness meeting.   I was a little (a lot) nervous because I don't really like to walk into a room of...
3 Years Ago
I got turned on yesterday and found that the 2nd implant is working.  However, I am unsure if I have ever mentioned this before but the nerve pains is...
3 Years Ago
Yep, you read the title corrected.  I was orginally implanted on April 14th, 2011 but had to be re-implanted on Sept 1st. What happened? Not...
3 Years Ago
After a year and a half of my hearing fluctuating and almost constantly getting my hearing aids adjusted I am finally going to get cochlear implants. My...
3 Years Ago
I want to comment on the question about moisture getting in the Freedom Nucleus processor when outdoors. I work out and take long walks. I have had...
3 Years Ago
Last evening we all got together for a CI Awareness Network meeting...We usually get about 25 folks, but it is summer time..so it was a smaller group. We...
3 Years Ago
Hi All!  Had my third mapping today, and it just keeps getting better!  My audi said I was doing exceptionally well and we "fine tuned"...
3 Years Ago
Hi All, Hope you had a great 4th of July weekend and listened to the popping sounds of the fireworks! I know this note isn't related to the CI but i...
3 Years Ago
Training in Denver was just amazing and we were all treated like royaltyI met many new CI friends and the Cochlear America staff. Now I can put a face with...
3 Years Ago
How does it feel every time you place the magnet on your head? Does it feel uncomfortable at first? Is it itchy?
3 Years Ago
I'm disappointed that there is no nearby cochlear implant clinic in Virginia. Most of the clinics are  for Baha users only. I heard about George...
3 Years Ago
 C.A.P.U.= Cochlear Americas Product Users.  This is the second year we have done this. Great friends.  Great products.   In no...
3 Years Ago
 C.A.P.U.= Cochlear Americas Product Users.  This is the second year we have done this. Great friends.  Great products.   In no...
3 Years Ago
To all AZ residents-- Sorenson Communications is offering a free caption telephone for the asking, as a promotion. 1.  Go to www.captioncall.com...
3 Years Ago
Hi all,  I will be in a study at the Arizona State University in Tempe on July 5, 6 and 7.  I will be free to go out to dinner on any one of those...
3 Years Ago
We are looking for any N5 recipient who wears a hardhat for work or other.  If you know of someone please let me know or have them contact me.Thanks,Joe...
3 Years Ago
Hello,  I just wanted to update you all: I've noted this past week or so that I am hearing beeps from machines.  Such as Washer/Dryer,...
3 Years Ago
It's been 1 1/2 weeks since my last remapping and I am wondering if I should be concern? I was able to go up to 2nd level about 5 days ago but at a...
3 Years Ago
I had gotten a HUGE kick out of what I heard for dinner!!! I pulled out the enchiladas from the oven and I was shocked to hear the bubblings and...
3 Years Ago
Hello everyone and Happy Moher's Day to all the wonderful mother's out there! It'll be one week tomorrow since I got re-mapped. ...
3 Years Ago
 At the HLAA Convention in June, I'd like to take a group photo of CI and BAHA recipients. We did this last year.  It was fun and the...
3 Years Ago
Just got home from seeing my audi this morning.   Get this, after some hearing tests she was confused that I was having difficulty hearing much...
3 Years Ago
Hi, it's now two weeks implants anniversary and one week activation annivesary. First I want start this off with thanking all who have...
3 Years Ago
I love my CI.   I do.   I know, you all are saying, "Are you still paranoid when you put your processor on in the morning?"  ...
3 Years Ago
Hello folks, sorry that I haven't been loyal in keeping you all posted on my well beings. I kinda wished that I didn't do bilateral implants at...
4 Years Ago
Had my follow-up visit with the surgeon and resident who had been with on the surgery today.  After chiding them for not delivering the promised days of...
4 Years Ago
 Hi--I had an implant on right hear which I had not heard out of for probably 20 years--not enough there for them to assist with hearing aid. Left ear...
4 Years Ago
Got left ear implanted by Dr. Fucci at Banner Med Center in Chandler on Friday, Apr 15.  Going real well so far.  Pain hasn't been bad and...
4 Years Ago
Thank you all for such wonderful support.  I think I can say the same for all of you but I am so grateful for these blogs!  It really helps us get...
4 Years Ago
Flagstaff CI InviteI will be hosting an informational meeting for potential Cochlear Implant Candidates on Wednesday May 4, 2011 from 10am - 12 noon in...
4 Years Ago
I will be hosting 2 separate candidate oriented Cochlear Chats in Prescott on Tuesday May 3, 2011.  The first is for potential Baha candidates and...
4 Years Ago
Hello folks!   I got implanted both ears this last Thursday.  Today being the 3rd day, it's not too bad.  Few dizziness which brings...
4 Years Ago
Hi Folks, Its blog time again! Yup, the ol' "B" word working its magic through my fingers. Well, its been year number four already,...
4 Years Ago
I just moved from Oklahoma and need some suggestions for a cochlear clinic/audiologist. I'm closer to the Phoenix area! Thanks
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4 Years Ago
Oh!  So this is how one get a 'blog' out!  Lol, I just realized this! Hello everyone! Only 11 more days to get my biliateral...
4 Years Ago
Hello Everyone,The next meeting of Desert Cochlear Connections is  Saturday, April 9th,  10 am. to 1:00 pm, at ALOHA (4001 E. Fort Lowell Road)Jim...
4 Years Ago
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4 Years Ago
HELP ME HEAR BAND FESTIVAL is happening this Saturday, March 19th,> starting at Noon with Paradise Drive kicking off the event! There are> several...
4 Years Ago
 This is public access to my photo album on Facebook.  http://www.facebook.com/album.php?aid=2110111&id=1428041150&l=381e726d29
4 Years Ago
 This is public access to my photo album on Facebook.  http://www.facebook.com/album.php?aid=2110111&id=1428041150&l=381e726d29
4 Years Ago
Dear Arizona Residents, It is amazing to think that it has been nearly a year since Lou Touchette was recognized as the recipient of the Hamilton Relay...
4 Years Ago
HLAA  PHOENIX CHAPTER PROUDLY PRESENTS Dr. Ingrid McBride  Arizona State UniversityDirector of the Hearing Clinic Have you...
4 Years Ago
 Having  had 5 days of getting acquainted with my nucleus 5, I must say it is wonderful.  The surgery went well, but the waiting period got...
4 Years Ago
Arizona Advocates for  Auditory                  Implants ...
4 Years Ago
Hello Arizona Members, I will be hosting 2 separate candidate oriented Cochlear Chats in Tucson on March 15, 2011.  The first is for cochlear...
4 Years Ago
John has an article in Hearing Health Magazine an arm of DRF. While working with the editorial staff they ask him to find on CAN and other manufactures...
4 Years Ago
ACDHH Visioning Conferences – Save the Date!Arizona Commission for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing (ACDHH) will host visioning conferences throughout...
4 Years Ago
The third and final public hearing by the DOJ regarding proposed rulemaking on this and other issues was on January 10th in San Francisco.  The final...
4 Years Ago
Hearing Health Magazine an arm of Deaf Research Foundation published an article by CAN volunteer John AyersIt is not often that we are allowed the...
4 Years Ago
Heidi and I presented to over 130 people in 2 days in Tucson last weekend.(Yes, were were at UofA during the "Tragedy in Tucson")This article was...
4 Years Ago
Hello All and Happy New Year! Tis the season for many of the annual Health Fairs and Senior Expos in Arizona.In the past Cochlear has attended many of...
4 Years Ago
Arizona Hands & Voices invites you and all the parents and professionals who support deaf and hard of hearing (HH) children to attend a literacy seminar...
4 Years Ago
AZ CI Community Members, I am attaching a pdf information sheet from the audiologists at ASU.  They are conducting a new class beginning in October...
4 Years Ago
Notice to all lthe AZ Cochlear Users Last week we had a fantastic session or Cochlear Coffee instructing how to more effectively using the Cochlear...
4 Years Ago
Greetings! If you haven’t heard of AzTAP, you probably haven’t heard of the AT Exchange or the AzLAT program. Here’s some info...
4 Years Ago
 Hello AZ Members,I have been contacted by the folks at ASU who are conducting some research on CI recipients.  They asked if I would post an...
4 Years Ago
Hello AZ CAN Members,  In response to your request for training on how to navigate the Cochlear Community, I will be hosting a Coffee With Cochlear on...
4 Years Ago
Hello AZ Community Members, “Keep Cool With Cochlear” The snowbirds have flown North for the summer so here’s an opportunity for...
5 Years Ago
I am forwarding on this message from Michele at the AZ Commission regarding this movie.Go check it out. "This is the first of its kind:  a...
5 Years Ago
Check out this upcoming workshop for potential Baha candidates! I wanted to let you know that we are putting on a free workshop for those individuals...
5 Years Ago
Hello Arizona,Dr. Beth Gautereaux and I will be presenting on the new N5 Remote Assistant and other ALD's on Tuesday eve Feb. 9.Please see the...
5 Years Ago
Hello Arizona Advocates, As 2009 draws to a close I want to thank you as a group for your patience in allowing me to get up to speed in my new role as...
5 Years Ago
Dear Arizona Community Members, I just wanted to take the time to thank each and every one of you for welcoming me in to my new role as Awareness...
5 Years Ago
Hi All!I hope you are all enjoying the holiday season and are able to celebreate with family and loved ones!  I know you are all very busy this time of...
5 Years Ago
Over the past 2 weeks we have had three very successful Community events here in the Phoenix area.  On Sept. 8 we had a "Coffee With...
5 Years Ago
http://www.evite.com/pages/invite/viewInvite.jsp?inviteId=SUDPEAHZWPMCFXJGLHQL&li=iq&src=email&trk=aei6  All Arizona members are...
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