The Ponto soft band
For children with hearing loss to successfully develop their language skills, early stimulation of the inner ear (cochlea) is essential. The Ponto Softband is ideal for children who are either too young to have an implant, or whose hearing problems are temporary. Wearing the sound processor on a softband is also a good way to evaluate how much the sound processor is helping your child, before deciding to have an implant placed.
A child-friendly soft band
Specifically designed for children who cannot be assisted with conventional hearing aids - or who are too young to have implant surgery - a Ponto sound processor on a soft band is a flexible, convenient alternative.
Soft and child-friendly
Adjustable and elastic, the softband fits any head size. Even new-born babies can wear it. It comes in six different colors, with a plastic connector for the Ponto sound processor. This can be moved to the optimal position for comfort and hearing. Children who need a processor on both sides can get a special soft band for that.
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Safe and secure
The soft band can be adjusted from 30-50 cm in length, and has a built-in safety feature which opens if caught on something. The band is both Latex and Velcro-free, to prevent allergic reactions and skin irritation.
Freedom of choice in
bone anchored hearing care
It is possible for both children and adults to trial Ponto on a testband, headband or soft band before deciding if the solution is right for you. You will be able to try out the processor which will give you an idea of how beneficial it can be in various everyday situations.
Learn more about our specific solutions for children:
Ponto Plus - The first and most powerful family of wireless bone anchored sound processors helps children too.