The Huffington Post’s Facebook page features video footage titled “What It Looks Like When People Truly Hear for the First Time,” which depicts the moments in the audiology testing room when patients who have received cochlear implants or other hearing implants get their devices “activated” by the audiologist…and first hear sound.

The Hearing Review provides this video link courtesy of The Huffington Post in honor of May, Better Hearing and Speech Month (BHSM).

Source: The Huffington Post

For more information about cochlear implants and other hearing implants, or the process involved in activating, programming or mapping them, please refer to these links to cochlear implant articles  and auditory brainstem implant articles in The Hearing Review.