As a student with cochlear implants, you have likely already had numerous occasions in which you needed to trouble-shoot to address issues.
If someone in your family took responsibility for trouble-shooting certain problems with your cochlear implants, make sure you talk with them so you know how to do the things they did. This will help when you’re away at school and they aren’t available. Your cochlear implant manufacturer’s website is also a good resource – they often provide trouble-shooting tips for each sound processor they manufacture. Take a few minutes to create a short list of common trouble-shooting tips that work for you.