All tagged profound hearing loss
The emotional story of a Cochlear Implant recipient who talks about their Journey to Happiness. ‘When I was two years old, I had Cochlear Implant surgery on my right ear. At the time, I was the youngest Cochlear Implant recipient in Western Australia…’
At some point during sophomore year, I decided I wanted to major in music in college. It was a simple decision. I wanted to hear better, and this was something that would help train my ears to the highest level. However, the hearing aid that I had in my right ear was not trustworthy in a musical environment.
I lost almost all of my hearing over 15 years, from age 55 to 70. My hearing loss turned my life around — and not in a good way…