This page provides access or connection to a variety of sources on cochlear implants for current and prospective cochlear implant patients as well as anyone interested in cochlear implants. Please note that the external links and resources are provided for your benefit, but we neither endorse nor are responsible for the content of the materials found in outside sources.

Cochlear Implant Simulations and Multimedia

Please note that the links in this section are audio files, and you may need multimedia software to play the linked files.

Original Spectrogram

Click here to hear Original [aba] (Opens in New Window)

4-Channel Implant Spectrogram

Click here to hear 4-channel simulation of cochlear implant [aba] (Opens in New Window)

External Links

Information on Cochlear Implants

Information on Cochlear Implants by the NIDCD

Explanation of a Cochlear Implant by the Melbourne Group

Information about Cochlear Implants by the FDA

Children's Hearing Institute (English or Spanish)

Discussion Lists and Hearing Loss Issues

Hearing, Ear Infections, and Deafness by the NIDCD

Self Help for Hard of Hearing People, Inc.

Cochlear Implant Research Laboratories and Centers

Cochlear Implant Laboratory, ASU

Auditory Prostheses at the Research Triangle Institute

Iowa Cochlear Implant Center

Indiana University Infant Language Lab

The Bionic Ear Institute

Community Outreach

Coalition for Global Hearing Health


Cochlear Implant Manufacturers

Advanced Bionics