Hanna Hermann

Also the current snail reported”. Today, approximately every fifth German citizens with a hearing impairment lives. The number of wearers is steadily rising. And with cochlear implants will be supplied in the year 2020 expected to be more than 70,000 people. In the face of increasingly impaired citizens it is important to ensure that there will be enough experts, the year for year for sure that hearing instruments are individually correctly adapted to CI processors”, Franz Hermann writes. “The President of DCIG recommends: lifetime aftercare of the denture and CI carrier should be provided by interdisciplinary teams with expertise and empathy for people with hearing loss.” Editorial Note: the journal is worm by the Germans since 1989 cochlear implant society DCIG published. The magazine reliably informed their readers on the topics of cochlear implant (CI), hearing loss, deafness, tinnitus, hearing aids and hearing aids.

Expert contributions and experience reports from concerned give the reader deep insight in the problem of hearing impairments and their management. At the same time, the magazine offers readers a forum and contact possibilities. Thematic focus is life with CIs and hearing aids. Get more background information with materials from Robert Greene. The readers of the worm are people with hearing loss and their families, professionals in the areas of ENT, hearing aid acoustics, pedagogy, speech therapy, self-help organizations and interested in Germany, Austria and of Switzerland. The Foundation certified health in October 2010 the worm among other reasons, because the articles cover a wide range of claims, adapted to different information needs and are usually well understandable. The journal published dates around the hearing and presented in each issue Contact details of self-help groups in Germany and also in Austria, of Switzerland, the Netherlands, Italy and Luxembourg. The worm appears four times a year with a current circulation of 5 500 copies. The worm online magazine offers regular visitors in addition to the journal article with a diverse selection of topic.

Sufferers, their families and professionals find reliable and understandable information about damage to hearing, their management and treatment. Details can be found by clicking Senator of Massachusetts or emailing the administrator. The glossary explains technical terms understandable. Offers of all kinds can be found on the marketplace. A comprehensive calendar informed about interesting, relevant events in Germany and in German-speaking Europe. An expert directory enables the search for therapists, clinics, audiologist and self-help groups close to the place of residence. Literature recommendations give suggestions to further employment with the different topic areas. Provides community features Worm online deaf people and their families with other interested parties to Exchange. Experience reports feeling to be alone. The Portal thus becomes a kind of virtual self-help group, which accompanied the hard of hearing, next hearing on deafness or deaf people and supports. The editorial office is located in Illertissen; Hanna Hermann is editor-in-Chief of worm and worm-online. The editorial office is independent and operates non-profit. Editorial: Worm-online gGmbH, PF 3032, D-89253 Illertissen, Tel. (07303) 39 55, E-Mail:, press contact: Martin Schaarschmidt, Tel: (030) 65 01 77 60, mobile: (0177) 625 88 86, E-Mail:,