Sarawak Hearing and Aural Rehabilitation for Hearing Loss Children and Adults

A few fund-raising activities in Kuching, Sibu and Miri which helped young children who were unable to benefit from hearing aids to undergo cochlear implant surgery. Fine tuning services or aural rehabilitation services, devices maintenance support, education support have been carried out to help these cochlear implantees holistically. Various activities such as school visit and talk for parents were planned and carried out. 2 young gentlemen who underwent Auditory Brainstem Implant (ABI) through funds from Sarawak HEAR in June 2016. These are the historical first two ABI cases in Malaysia.This project creates more awareness regarding hearing loss and the availability to reconnect back to hearing world with the latest hearing technology and rehabilitation. Through our own funding, we be able to reconnect to this hearing world and communicate verbally, the hearing impaired needs proper amplification devices, fine tuning services as well as frequent aural rehabilitation to help him/her to hear and speak.

 

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