Resources for Implanted Children

Avid Language resources

Publishes books that are designed to help deaf children attain specific speech, language, social development and cognitive milestones (as viewed from a parental perspective). They also discuss how to cope growing up with a physical disability, challenging hearing readers to imagine what it must feel like to be deaf


HEAROES is an independent, family run business providing skins and accessories for your hearing equipment. We are also working on a range of ‘learning to listen’ resources targeting the ling sounds.

HIT Creations

A small family run business run from home in Lancashire, making personalised and deaf-themed gifts


Offers custom skins for sound processors for:


A Polish manufacturer of accessories for cochlear implants & hearing aids

Resources for Mainstream Teachers

SUKI, the Czech organisation, has produced seven great brochures for different educational situations – and EURO-CIU is helping with the translations. The project is to support the inclusion of hearing impaired children (6-12). They include:

  • Being a parent to a child with hearing impairment – starting school
  • Teacher of a child with a hearing impairment.
  • Teaching assistant
  • Foreign language teacher
  • Coach or PE teacher
  • A leisure educator
  • After-school teacher

They could be useful for you – go to to download the brochures.

Retention Devices

Hearing Henry

This company designs and makes headbands specifically to keep cochlear implants on babies and toddlers. Although based in Australia the website has links to purchase locally.


This company makes cases for Kanso 1, Kanso 2, Rondo 2, Rondo 3, and the Nucleus 7 (coil only).  The clips for the Kanso 1, Kanso 2, and Rondo 3 cases can be configured in a variety of ways. Please see the website for more information.

Malinka Hairbands

Unique, stylish, individually custom made hearing aid bands that are also compatible with most bone conduction brands.