In my previous posts I talked about my personal experience with hearing loss and also on SSHL. Today I want to focus on the effects of hearing loss; on a person’s confidence, relationships and everyday life as well as the challenges that family and friends face in learning to communicate and support a deafened person.
Helen Keller is credited with noting that “Blindness cuts us off from things but deafness cuts us off from people”. This is incredibly accurate and is often unrecognised by those around us. Continue reading “The Effects of Hearing Loss”