This event has been cancelled due to bad weather.
Here is Norm Showell’s story of the ICI day. He lives in Wollongong and he and Barbara came up on the train. You can see the whole story in the PDF file on this page.
Cochlear Implant Day story
SCIC Cochlear Implant Program, an RIDBC service
Building 39, Old Gladesville Hospital Off Punt Road
Gladesville NSW 2111
AUSTRALIATel: 1300 658 981
Direct: 02 9844 6823
Fax: 61 (0)2 9844 6811
CICADA AUSTRALIA INC is a volunteer support group for cochlear implant recipients and we are hosting this event in conjunction with implant companies to bring awareness to ICI Day and World Hearing day.
The guest presentation will be live streamed so anyone can hook into the presentation or watch it later on the link.
World Hearing Day is on 3rd March 2020. The World Health Organization published an infographic in 2018 that shows how hearing loss in on the rise and by 2050 there could be 900 million people affected. You can get a copy of this 4-page document here.
Toowoomba district in Queensland has a new cochlear implant support group. Their first gathering is on WORLD HEARING DAY 3rd March 2020, followed by monthly gatherings first Tuesday of the month.
Please support them if you can, it's great to have a local group of recipients to help each other and tell others about your cochlear implant.