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Joy at the Sound of Music

Jul 6, 2017Your stories

While pregnant with me, my mum experienced a placental abruption and I went without oxygen for 20 mins. I had proved the doctors wrong with only a diagnosis of a sensorineural hearing impairment at age 2 […] Read More »


Lost his hearing at 7 years then overcame massive odds to get to where he is today

Jun 30, 2017Your stories

  Dan gained entry to a Special Interest Music Program through audition. Now in year 10, he plays Flute and Bass Guitar, he also enjoys extracurricular activities in the Boys Chamber Choir, iConcert Band and has […] Read More »


Living with Hearing Loss – Fayes Story

Jun 4, 2017Your stories

I was born with a hereditary hearing loss, my parents, grandparents and brothers and sister were all hearing impaired to. I grew up using two hearing aids and missed half of my schooling as I had […] Read More »

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The invisible disability – CJ’s story

Aug 3, 2016Your stories

Christian is the President of the Deaf Australia NSW. He is was also born profoundly Deaf. Here he is speaking about the barriers he faces and the opportunities he sees for our community.     Read More »


I bet you wouldn’t know I was Deaf unless I told you – John’s story

May 25, 2016Your stories

I was born profoundly deaf, diagnosed at 1, and had hearing aids until 10 when I received a cochlear implant in my left ear. I went to primary and high schools both here and overseas. I […] Read More »

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