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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...


Chicago Suburbs, Illinois
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...


Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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.

Vivie M.

I am an 6 month old CI Implantee in Greece..I 've started discovering new sounds and a more colored meaning in life...even with its trials..