“Before my Cochlear Implants I often had to use pen and paper to communicate. I haven’t needed to use it since, the way I see it this is a 100% improvement.”
William Sears along with his family have been involved with Canadian Hard of Hearing Association (CHHA-NL) since he was a child. When William turned 5 years old he started using an FM system which allowed him to understand speech in noisy environments.
Jennifer is a hard-working and inspiring youth who just completed a summer placement with CHHA-NL. She is starting her first semester of Memorial University in the fall and intends to work towards a bachelor of Social Work degree.
Michelle is currently completing a Master of Science degree in Human Communication Disorders (Audiology) at Dalhousie University. Read about her hearing loss story.
One student with hearing loss successfully pursues a career in healthcare. Read our inspirational feature story on hearing loss, technology and overcoming barriers.