Cochlear Implants

This is a story about a mum's journey with her child's hearing loss and cochlear implants. Although PinnaClear don't treat very young children, our aim is to raise awareness of the complex nature of hearing loss and how it affects individuals. To learn more about types of hearing loss click here. Lateef’s Journey. Cochlear Implants and Auditory Neuropathy Spectrum Disorder. My son Lateef was born 12 weeks early weighing just 2 lb 8 ozs. He spent the first two months of his life in the neonatal unit. Lateef passed the initial screening test before we went home. It wasn’t long after being home that I realised that Lateef wasn’t responding to sound. He only reacted to toys with lights and never responded to the door slamming or sounds like that. I was so worried that one night I hammered a saucepan with a