Deafness through trauma
Being hearing in a hearing world is what most of us experience. Itís part of our life and something we mostly take for granted. So what does someone do who loses their hearing when they experience a trauma?
Deaf Blindness - Usher Syndrome
I canít think of anything worse than to be cut off from the world by being both deaf and blind. Recently I have come across a number of people on our Cochlear Implant Experiences Facebook group who suffer from this. How hard their lives must be and I wondered what caused it.
Mental Health and hearing loss
Itís Mental Health awareness week here in Australia (October) and many programs on television and radio are geared to the issues of Mental Health. Depression is a common side-affect of hearing loss.
Not deaf but need help hearing
Technology is changing all of the time so if you need help hearing, keep up to date with changing technology.
Some people can't hear music
Some people donít like musica at all because it makes no sense and is unpleasant. Others canít recognise a beat, while others simply canít recognise a melody or sing in tune.
Hyperacusis is a hearing disability, a reduced tolerance to noise, which means that many everyday sounds are painful.
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