This was really a very touching thing.  The family was so excited.  As sent from Thursday night, they were waiting for us with flowers when we arrived.  Everyone was there early on Thursday and eager with anticipation.  We were fortunate to work in the office of Anneli Ahlers Cuadra, M.A.  She was graduate of UF, had done a CFY at the Mailman Center in Miami, and we knew a number of people.  She also uses Oticon as her hearing aid of choice in her practice so this really made things easier. Luckily, Read More »


Just wanted to give a short update. Many pic and videos to follow. The audiologist here used to work in Miami and sells mostly Oticon. She is an amazing person who almost gives the aids away so people can be helped. The girls immediately noticed they could hear. At 500Hz, with hearing at 100dB, we got it aided down to 30 dB but we will be sharing everything later. Even speech awareness came to 30 dB and 35dB. They were so happy to get the backpack and the t-shirts and the lunch box Read More »


We arrived here after a very good flight.  When we came out of customs, the twins and their 2 sibling were waiting along with their mother.  They brought flowers to greet me with.  There were hugs and kisses all around.  To support the twins, everyone in the family has learned Spanish sign.  We are looking forward to tomorrow.