Today’s Solutions: December 08, 2023

An FDA-approved clinical trial to give the gift of sound and speech to children who were born deaf is already yielding encouraging results. Read the story of Jiya Bavishi, a six-year-old girl who received an auditory brainstem implant. The implant is a microchip that receives sounds picked up by a microphone on her ear. Although doctors can’t be sure about she hears, they know for sure that she’s begun repeating recognizable sounds, and loves saying “Hi!”.

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