Wednesday, December 31, 2008

It's Activation Day!!!

Happy activation day to you...
Happy activation daaayy to you....
Happy activation day deeaarr Chloeeeeee.....
Happy activation day to youuuuu!

This morning Chloe had her CI's activated. It was a little trying to say the least because Chloe was not in the best of moods after being woken up so early this morning. She also HATED the processors and coils being put on her head....this will be a big challenge because Chloe can not stand to have anything on her head. First they did the mapping to see at what levels she responded to a series of beeps sent to the electrodes. Since this is basically a behavioral evaluation - Chloe should stop playing briefly or look around to find the sound - it was a little difficult to tell exactly where she is as far as response since she can't really tell us when she hears the beeps. She did respond to many of the beeps but after a while she was bored with it all and ready to leave. They did check the response of the electrodes on the computer and she had response in all 22 electrodes. After her mapping they turned her CI's on and she heard voices for the first time. The first video is one of her responses during mapping and the second video is her response to voices.



And her response to voices was....

4 comments:

Misi said...

Praise the Lord!!!

Val said...

very cool, I was waiting for this.
WE are going on Fri morning

Janelle said...

Thank you so much for stopping by my bloggy blog : ) And yay for Chole. Your kids are adorable!!

Jenn said...

Tears of joy for sweet Baby Chloe!!!

I am so happy for you all! God is so good!