Phonak: ‘How I became a writer with hearing loss’

Birds eye view of girl typing on a laptop while sitting on a bed with legs crossed

Hello lovely Readers,

I hope you’re well!

When I was at school, I didn’t like English very much. The standard that you were expected to write at was to me as a deaf person – virtually impossible. If you were writing at A* standard, you’d be at the top of Oxford and Cambridge University’s list.

Myself however, being born profoundly deaf but not diagnosed until 9 months old meant I missed out on the first 9 crucial months of language development.

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