Babies and Toddlers | Advanced Bionics

Help Your Little One Develop Listening, Language, and Communication

Your child has a natural interest in interacting and communicating. With their cochlear implants they can hear you laugh, talk, and sing! Nurture and develop their early communication skills with resources developed to provide stimulating and engaging experiences at home and in their nursery… begin the Hearing Journey with Advanced Bionics and the BabyBeats™ early intervention resource!

Babies Learn to Listen Through Music

Babies and toddlers learn to communicate before they can talk!

Talking and singing is the most natural way to bond with your baby and to develop their communication.

Research shows that musical interactions lay the foundation for early communication, listening, and cognitive development. Before babies understand words, they respond to the pitch and emotion in your voice, so sing your heart out!


Discover how to use music with your child following identification of a hearing loss with BabyBeats. Baby and toddler brains are able to absorb a comprehensive world of sounds, voice and music- before and after receiving hearing aids and/or cochlear implants, so make the most of this special time together right from the start!

To start developing your baby’s listening and communication skills, download the BabyBeats app today.


Early Intervention Resource

Available for iPhone® and Android™.


BOND through musical experiences together

PLAY with fun multisensory activities

LEARN with movements and vibrations

"My little girl loves BabyBeats and is focussing and listening so well! Her attention to it and enjoyment of it is wonderful to watch. After using it so long, it is nice to see the progress she is making and how her responses change over time. I also take it to my daughter’s mainstream nursery and it is also being used there. Fantastic resource!"

— Mother of Rachel

Sing and Play Everyday

For a child using cochlear implants, the home environment is key to optimising listening and language development. The Listening Room is a great place to find many activities that introduce or reinforce new vocabulary, strengthen or develop language skills, and improve social skills without the need to visit a clinic.

HearingSuccess offers information about the benefits of listening with the Advanced Bionics cochlear implant system and provides the fundamental resources to promote language and listening skills in your child.





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