This is the official audio podcast of MED-EL. This podcast is designed as a learning tool and is a convenient way for professionals to update themselves on the new developments in hearing solutions. Join our channel and be the first to hear what we are up to.
CI Technology and Music for Rehab Professionals
Daniel Hofer, Advanced Research Engineer, and Melissa Waller, audiologist in Education & Training, discuss how the unique features MED-EL’s cochlear implant technology supports music perception for CI recipients.
Learn more about MED-EL’s Complete Cochlear Coverage and FineHearing™ here.
Musical Experience and Spoken Language Development
Ritva Torppa, a University Lecturer of Logopedics and post-doctoral fellow at the University of Helsinki, shares the benefits of musical experience for spoken language development in cochlear implant recipients and offers ideas about musical activities for children.
Music Resources from MED-EL
Johanna Boyer, MED-EL’s resident musicologist, introduces Meludia, our online music training program, and shares additional rehabilitation resources for professionals, recipients, and their families.
Register on myMED-EL for a two-week free trial of Meludia. Download MED-EL’s music resources from our website. Visit our blog for helpful posts on music. Check out our Spotify playlist! Contact Johanna Boyer with your questions.
Roy Smith’s Story: Listen to what you love
Roy Smith, an amateur musician and bilateral CI recipient, describes his road back to music following implantation and shares a message for those who are newly activated.
Joke Veltman’s Story: Start simple and keep going
Joke Veltman, a professional pianist and CI recipient, shares her CI journey and encourages others with tips to bring music back into their lives after implantation.
For more recipient stories, visit our YouTube channel.
About MED-EL Rehabilitation Resources: The Adult Lesson Kits
Aneesha Pretto, Advanced Rehabilitation Manager, introduced the Adult Rehabilitation Kits that professionals can use to get started with adult rehabilitation for hearing implant recipients.
Find the Adult Rehabilitation Kits on our MED-EL Professionals Blog.