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Stride Against Silence is a 5K run/walk hosted by UF's National Student Speech Language and Hearing Association (NSSLHA). All funds raised will support the Cochlear Implant Department at the UF Health Speech and Audiology Center to help them purchase new testing materials, therapy materials, and loaner devices for both pediatric and adult patients.
The race will begin promptly at 8:30 am on Saturday, March 22, 2014 at the Commuter Lot behind Hume Hall. Race day registration will begin at 7:30am.
Race registration is $20 and includes a free t-shirt**, breakfast and a raffle ticket for a chance to win cool prizes! Additional raffle tickets can be purchased at the registration table.
**T-shirt only guaranteed for the first 100 people who register.
WHAT IS A COCHLEAR IMPLANT?
A cochlear implant is a device that provides direct electrical stimulation to the auditory (hearing) nerve in the inner ear. Children and adults with a severe to profound hearing loss who cannot be helped with hearing aids may be helped with cochlear implants (ASHA).
Learn more about cochlear implants below!