A world full of sounds- 20 years later
In 1991, Ashley Sorensen was one of the first patients to ever receive the cochlear implant allowing her to go from a world of silence to a world full of new sounds. Over 20 years later, Ashley is still benefiting from her implants. Her successful surgery at Dayton Children's has inspired her to go on to school to become a hearing aid specialist.
Avenego and Emma Hernandez do not speak a word of English. However, thanks to interpreters, this has never prevented them from getting first-class medical care for their son, Benjamin, 4, right here in Dayton, Ohio.