Stages of Loss and Grief
To lose one's hearing is to lose a part of one's self. There is a grieving process and often a loss of identity.
Little is known about Hyperacusis even within the medical profession. People who suffer it are often accused of being malingerers, making it up or have a psychological disorder. Linda is a sufferer and she tells us about it.
Languages are complex and I think it is amazing we learn it with such apparent ease as children. It is so much harder for a deaf child.
Most of us have heard of tinnitus...but do you know what Hyperacusis is? Often these two things are suffered together and those with Cochlear Implants often report Hyperacusis
Learning to be hear bilaterally
How do we go about learning to hear with a second implant? How do you proceed to get the best of your hearing?
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