Here at Cochlear Family we love to hear about your hearing journeys – each one is unique and since the Winter 2016/2017 Issue we have been running a regular prize draw to win a True Wireless™ Device.
All you have to do is to tell us how your cochlear implant has changed your life in either school, work or home and not only could you win a wireless device you will also have your story published in the Spring 2018 Issue of Cochlear Family News.
It can be in any format you like, a poem, photograph, drawing, video, article – it’s your choice. Just send us your story using the form on the right.
The chosen submission for the Winter 2017 Issue is Aisling!
I was born hard of hearing, no explanation to why it happened and I always required hearing aids to help me hear. I struggled at school and didn’t make any friends due to my shyness. As the years went on by my hearing deteriorated and when I finished secondary school I made the hard decision to move to Dublin to St Mary’s College for Deaf Girls in the hope I would finally belong somewhere.Aisling, N6 recipient
In 2013, I found out I was expecting a baby and when she was born I made the long awaited decision to go ahead with a cochlear implant. When she was 6 months old I spent a week in Dublin away from her and missed her terribly but it’s the best decision I ever made in life! Four years later I can hear things I never used to hear all my life, like planes overhead, lawnmowers and cars coming up the road.
Start the creative process now!
Just send us your story using the form below – we look forward to hearing from you.