SPEECH AND HEARING CENTER

DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNICATION SCIENCES AND DISORDERS

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Cochlear Implant Connections (CIC) is a UNCG group Aural Rehabilitation research therapy program for late-deafened adults with cochlear implants (CI).

The CIC research study is exploring the benefits of a biopsychosocial group therapy program to meet the physical, emotional and social challenges of learning to hear again. The CIC research program is a 10-week group therapy open to newly implanted, late-deafened adult CI users.

In CIC group therapy, subjects are given instruction, structured listening practice, support, and mentoring. Some examples of CIC instruction includes:

  • Learning about your implant and how it works.
  • Learning about the human ear and brain working together in the implant transition process to help you listen.
  • Learning how to use communication strategies to cope with difficult listening situations.
  • Share your experiences and concerns with other CI users.

Enrolling in the CIC Research Project

We are actively recruiting for the Fall 2019 CIC research session. If you are interested in participating in CIC, please email Dr. Amy Myers for more information by email at ammyers2@uncg.edu or call 336-334-3266