Tickets for the open air waving the sender and the Finder of the winning post card concert extra tour with Peter Maffay and band on June 28 in Dresden. “Peter Maffay was patron of this year’s CI day: for over 40 years is the music of one of the most important areas in my life and I can not imagine how I would cope without the sense of hearing”, as the prominent rock singer in his greeting. But for many people, it is to be able to listen to daily reality, the conversations of others, nor the sounds of everyday life or nature. It is an incredible challenge for people with hearing impairment in a world to come to terms, which is met by sounds and noises. Before that I respect.” Learn more about the 8th German CI day as well as the complete greeting by Peter Maffay, see Editorial Note: the Cochlear implant (CI), a prosthesis, which is inserted under the skin of the patient and extends in the inner ear, transforms spoken words and other acoustic signals into electrical impulses.
The auditory nerve is stimulated by these impulses, which is located in the cochlea, the so called cochlear. Each CI also include the language processor that is worn like a hearing aid behind the ear, as well as the emitter. The CI will open access to the world of hearing and the words spoken born deaf children, as well as highly hearing impaired children and adults. Founded the Deutsche cochlear implant society e. V. (DCIG) wurde1987 of sufferers, doctors, technicians and educators together. Target the DCIG is the health and social needs of deaf and ertaubter children and ertaubter adult to protect and promote, which supplied a cochlear implant (CI) or a similar tool were or are. The scope of activities of the non-profit association extends to the entire German-speaking world.
Since 1998 the DCIG acts as an umbrella for currently has ten regional associations: Bavaria, Baden-Wurttemberg, Berlin-Brandenburg, Hessen-Rhein-Main, “Little eavesdropper” – parents initiative promoting loud language impaired children, Central, North, North Rhine-Westphalia, society for integrative hearing rehabilitation Association of parents and friends of deaf children in southern Lower Saxony, Germany. Since 2005 the DCIG in cooperation with the affiliated regional associations organised the Germans CI day, nationwide that tells about life with cochlear implant, as well as on the CI subjects.