James was a hairdresser until seven years ago when he lost his hearing overnight. After attending one of our group support sessions, James’ life was turned around and he hasn’t looked back since…
Sylvia enjoyed perfect hearing for 40 years, until one day she suddenly lost her hearing in one ear.
Craig attended our first ever Intensive Rehabilitation Programme in Northern Ireland with his sister Joanne in 2013 after struggling with hearing loss for many years.
When May decided to retire she made the decision to take action and understand her hearing loss, wanting this new chapter in her life to be one that she could enjoy and make the most of.
Even though Gill lost a large part of her hearing as a young child, many of her experiences are similar to those who have become deaf in later life.
Laura has had a hearing loss since she was two years old. Then, when she was in her late 20s her hearing dropped again.
Shona has been a hearing aid user for most of her life, but it wasn't until she was an adult that she decided to seek help and support.
Kirsteen talks about her hearing loss and bringing up her daughter Niamh as a baby and young child.
Maureen didn't realise she had a long standing hearing loss until her husband noticed she couldn't hear him when he stood behind her.
Volunteers talk about their experience of hearing loss and the impact on their lives. Subtitled videos.