About Me

Welcome to my blog!

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I’m E, also known as Deafie Blogger. I’m an award winning blogger and activist and I am profoundly deaf. I’m passionate about deaf awareness and campaigning for deaf rights.

I love inspiring people of any age, with deafness or hearing loss and to encourage them to not let their deafness stand in the way of achieving their goals.

My motto is: ‘Deaf people can achieve anything they dream of, given the right support’.

My deafness

I have a bilateral sensorineural hearing loss and I’ve been deaf since birth. I wear Phonak Sky Q hearing aids and I communicate through speech and lip reading. I’m currently learning British Sign Language Level 2!

Blogging

I’m a ‘Phonak hEARo’ and writer Phonak’s Hearing Like Me Community Blog. I also write blogs regularly for British Deaf News and I contribute occasionally to other guest blogs.

Career

I am a Marketing Executive for a Health Club and Spa. When I get a free moment, I’m always writing blogs, campaigning and posting content on social media! Here’s my LinkedIn profile.

Achievements

I have achieved many great things, such as being an Olympic Torchbearer for London 2012 Games, completing two Tandem Skydives, visiting Parliament for Action on Hearing Loss, receiving a Highly Commended Award at the Royal Deaf Awards in 2016 and so much more. I am so proud to be an award winning blogger, achieving the Leadership Award at the Signature Deaf Annual Awards.

This blog

This is a personal blog, which I started on 15th May 2015, as a place for me to express my thoughts, experiences and rants about deafness! I love to inspire and educate other people, sharing my experiences, giving advice and raising deaf awareness.

I hope to show that if you have a hearing loss, you’re not alone!

Get in touch

If you would like to get in touch with me, please visit the ‘Contact’ page. I would love to hear from you.

If you have any questions, or would like some advice, please get in touch!

Love E x

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