Choosing A Device.

I want to focus this post on choosing a device of your Cochlear Implant as I believe this is the hardest part of the whole process and one that will impact on you for the rest of your life. For those considering / in the process of getting an implant this post might be able to give you some helpful tips. Continue reading “Choosing A Device.”

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Help Is Out There…Part Three

This will be my last post on this particular topic (for now) as I have lots of other post ideas floating around that I would like to share with you all as well as updates on my current progress with the Cochlear Implant.

This week I want to mention a government run scheme Access to Work and also Hearing Dogs for Deaf People. Continue reading “Help Is Out There…Part Three”

Help Is Out There…Part Two

I apologise for my lack of posts lately; I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and I wish you all a very happy New Year – here’s hoping 2015 is your best yet.

I have come to view 2014 as my most challenging year but feel I have come out of it stronger, more confident and determined than ever. Continue reading “Help Is Out There…Part Two”

Help Is Out There…

As the title of this post suggests, today I am going to focus on some of the organisations and charities that can help you with your hearing loss; whether in an emotional or physical capacity. It is important to know that no matter how you are feeling, there is help out there and readily available to you. Continue reading “Help Is Out There…”

Making Communication Easier

A few posts ago I mentioned I would write down some helpful tips on how to make communication easier for both the hearing impaired and those with normal hearing. It is important to realise that effective communication is a two-way street and each party has to make a conscious effect to engage in a conversation.

No matter what type of hearing loss you have, whether mild, severe or profound, or even if you do not have a hearing loss, these tips can help you in your every day life. Continue reading “Making Communication Easier”