Staff Spotlight: Holly FB Teagle, AuD


Dear CCIC Families and Friends, Time sure flies when you are having fun!  Hard to believe it was 15 years ago that I became a Tar Heel.  I joined the UNC Cochlear Implant team in 2003, after spending the first … Continued

Staff Spotlight: Meet Dr. Melissa Auchter


Welcome to our new CCIC Audiologist, Melissa Auchter, AuD.  Melissa says her name is easy to remember….think of Dr. Seuss.  Auchter rhymes with Doctor… She is Doctor Auchter.  Melissa grew up in North Carolina and did her graduate work at … Continued

Research Review and the 2017 Hear ‘n’ Now Conference


Anticipation is building for the annual Hear ‘n’ Now Conference which will take place on Friday, October 13th, 2017. This year’s invited speakers will share important research updates related to expanded indications for cochlear implant recipients.  Our keynote speaker, Dr. … Continued

Joy…Part Three


Recently,  Maegan Evans, speech-language pathologist at CCIC, participated in Alexa’s IEP meeting as she transitioned to a mainstream second-grade classroom. Maegan reports that Alexa is reading at an age-appropriate level, is developing her math skills, loves school and has many friends. … Continued

Joy…Part Two


Here is a second posting from Terri Gohn, sharing her experiences about navigating the world with her grand daughter, Alexa, who received her first cochlear implant in 2012 and her second side device in 2014. Find an advocacy group to … Continued

Joy…Part One


A few months ago, Terri Gohn, grandmother of Alexa, wrote a poignant account of their family’s experiences with hearing loss.  Terri now contributes some “words of wisdom” in this first of three blog posts, sharing her thoughts on speech therapy, advocacy … Continued