For some deaf children hearing aids do not work. If this is the case for your deaf child, hearing implants might be an option. These are devices that are fitted in or to the head during an operation.
There are four main types of hearing implants. The most common are cochlear implants and bone conduction hearing implants. The two less common types of hearing implants are middle ear implants and auditory brainstem implants (ABI).
Find out more about the different types of hearing implants and who they're suitable for.
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