To build support for our campaign, we need to share our stories and our experiences. Use the form on the right to share your story.Do you have a video to share?
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Remember, everyone’s story is different, and the more stories we share, the more faces we can put to our campaign, the greater the impact we’ll all have.
(BTSB – it is National Hearing Awareness Week 2018 from 25 February to 3 March. We love sharing success stories, but we also must recognise for every on great success, there are thousands still in the […] Read More »
I was born profoundly deaf to hearing parents, and due to the severity of my disability (sensorineural deafness), my parents were advised upon discovery of my deafness when I was 2 years old, that I would […] Read More »
I was not diagnosed as being deaf until Grade 1 at Primary School. I have worn hearing aids all my life since then. I attended an ordinary State Primary School and not a School for the Deaf. […] Read More »
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 joined […] Read More »
Being diagnosed as profoundly deaf at a year old, my parents then immediately placed me at a specialised preschool for the deaf and hard of hearing. From there, I had many opportunities provided for me, I […] Read More »
I was born profoundly deaf, diagnosed at 1, 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 graduated […] Read More »
I started to have Tinnitus when my sons were 6 months, and it got so bad that I suffered severe depression, and I would rely on the tv to stop myself from crying morning and night. I […] Read More »
I started to lose my hearing when I was about 20 years old. I wear a bone anchored hearing aid (Baha), a behind-the-ear hearing aid and use a FM. My name is Anne. My hearing loss […] Read More »
I’m 53 years old with Mondini Syndrome and extreme Tinnitus. My hearing impairment causes me embarrassment and anxiety every single day. Alot of my work colleagues still just don’t understand they have to be facing me […] Read More »
I’ve been blessed in that I am only partially deaf. I’ve worn behind the ear hearing aids since primary school and recently in my mid 30’s had to have an Oticon bone anchored hearing aid (BAHA) […] Read More »