My name is laura
Im from the united kingdom
i have suffered from profound deafness since i was 8 years old and i had a cochlear implant at 9 yrs old
i also have a condition called Multiple mitochondrial DNA deletions which means my energy genes dont work and i found out that it was why i woke up profoundly deaf at 8.
I have a blog that tells you all about my history...
Although my hearing loss doesn't define me, it has definitely affected me! I grew up with a bilateral hearing loss that was discovered when I was 4 years old. I wore a hearing aid and was mainstreamed in school. It's never been determined what caused my hearing loss, but I suspect it's genetic.
In 1993, I lost all the remaining hearing in my right ear (for unknown...
My name is Manda and I have cochlear implant since Nov 2008. I will be writing about how cochlear implant have change the way I have cope with everyday life. I am also a photographer and provide subtitles service on DVD slideshow. Contact me if you like to know more about this service. This will be changing the world for the better.