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Get in touch with other users

The benefits of bone anchored hearing systems vary greatly from person to person due to differences in hearing loss as well as listening preferences and lifestyle. A good way to gain insight into what life might be like with Ponto or another type of system is to talk to other users. Below are some useful links for getting in touch with other users or user organizations.

Bone anchored hearing systems

Bone Anchored Hearing Systems (BAHS) Blog
Resources, advice and stories from bone anchored hearing system users.

BAHA Users Support Forum
The Ear Foundation - BAHA User Support forum (formerly BUSK).
Direct link to online forum for users of bone anchored hearing systems.

The Ear Foundation
UK organization for people with hearing implants.

Bone Anchored Hearing System Forums & User Groups

Facebook - Various BAHA User Groups

Acoustic neuroma & single-sided deafness (SSD)

Acoustic Neuroma Association
US organization for people with acoustic neuroma and other benign tumors of the cranial nerves.

British Acoustic Neuroma Association (Bana UK)
A support charity for those with Acoustic Neuroma.

Acoustic Neuroma Association of Canada (ANAC)
The Acoustic Neuroma Association of Canada is a patient-headed, peer support group.

Facebook - Various SSD User Groups:

Atresia, Microtia, Treacher Collins and Goldenhar Syndrome

Ear Community
The Ear Community is a warm and supportive community for those who have any or all of the following: varying degrees of hearing loss, Microtia, Atresia, Treacher Collins or Goldenhar Syndrome.

Facebook - Various Microtia & Atresia User Groups

A support charity for families and individuals affected by Goldenhar syndrome and related issues.

Treacher Collins
A support charity for families and individuals affected by Treacher Collins Syndrome.

Yahoo online discussion support group
This community is intended as a forum for people with, and parents of children with Aural Atresia and/or Microtia.

AllDeaf Forum
A forum for the deaf and hard of hearing.

National websites

United Kingdom
Action on Hearing Loss (formerly RNID).
The largest charity representing the 9 million deaf and hard of hearing people in the UK. 

The National Deaf Children's Society (NDCS) 
The leading charity dedicated to creating a world without barriers for deaf children and young people.

The Netherlands
Single-sided Deafness
Dutch forum for people with single-sided deafness.

Dutch website for information on hearing.

Aides Auditives à Ancrage Osseux 
The purpose of this site is to give neutral and objective information on bone anchored hearing aids and to create contact between existing and potential users.

Swedish organization for parents and children with hearing implants.

Danish user organization for people with hearing loss.

Facebook - Danish BAHA User Groups:
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Ask others

If you want to know more about the Ponto System or have any questions related to bone anchored hearing, you are always welcome to visit our Facebook page and ask your question either to Oticon Medical directly or to other bone anchored users.

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Contact a US Ponto user

Are you considering a Ponto? Why not talk to a Ponto user and hear about the personal experiences with Ponto.

Meet Oscar

"Getting a Ponto has changed everything. It’s much easier to follow my classes and to play with my friends"

Oscar Oliver Nantes

  • Indication: Single-sided deafness due to meningitis
  • Sound processor: Ponto Pro