Media representatives we provide upon request also a view copy of current worm”available. “Editorial Note: the snail” is a 1989 independent magazine, society DCIG (www.dcig.de) issued by the German cochlear implant. The magazine, which acts as a non-profit limited company, informs its readers about the issues of cochlear implant, 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 cochlear implants (CI) and hearing aids.
The reader of the worm are hard of hearing persons and their relatives, professionals from the areas of ENT, hearing aid acoustics, pedagogy, speech therapy, self-help organizations and interested in the Switzerland, Germany and Austria. 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 provides reliable information people with hearing impairment and their families, as well as professionals, published dates around the hearing and presented in each issue of 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 editorial office is located in Illertissen; Editor-in-Chief of the worm”is Hanna Hermann. Since 2008, there are in addition to the “Print edition of the snail the snail online information portal magazine”.
With this relatively young medium, we want to complement the worm with current property and service issues and events around the topic of hearing.