For over 30 years, continues the cochlear that research work of Australian Medicine Professor Graeme Clark, the inventor of the multiple-channel cochlear implant, and marketed CI systems in more than 100 countries. Cochlear hearing solutions have brought back closer to their families and friends until today more than 250,000 people. In cochlear guarantees all users of its products a lifetime partnership with updates and developments of the technologies. Cochlear secures its leading position in the science of listening to the industry’s largest investments in research and development and continuous collaboration with leading researchers and experts. The company employs currently over 2,500 people.
The German branch of cochlear is Hanover. For more information see. The Cochlear implant is inserted under the skin of the patients, ranging in the inner ear. It 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 includes a sound processor with emitter, which is worn like a hearing aid behind the ear. 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.
The concept of social inclusion (Latin inclusio: inclusion) stands for the ideal of a society in which everyone is accepted, in that anyone can unfold free and self-determined and no one is excluded. Similarly is the approach of inclusive education for the formation and education of each child regardless learns appreciation and promotion of his physical and mental conditions in a diverse community. In the 2006 adopted UN Convention on the rights of persons with disabilities the signatory States commit themselves to the establishment of an inclusive education system, in which the joint teaching of students with and without disabilities is the norm. How will be the practical implementation of such education in Germany, is currently subject to a societal understanding.