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Case Study 2

Claire is 31 years old and has Usher Syndrome type 2. She has a severe hearing loss and is registered severely sight impaired (blind) as a result. Claire is mum to 9-year-old Lily and has for some time wanted to return to employment. Having had a break from work to have Lily it was during this time that her eyesight became progressively poor, dropping from 30 degrees of vision down to just the 5 degrees that she has today.

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Thursday, 02 April 2020 17:49

Case Studies 1 & 2 Interview - Part 2

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Thursday, 02 April 2020 17:44

Case Studies 1 & 2 Interview - Part 1

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Tuesday, 03 March 2020 06:29

Finally Connecting with Sound

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On February 3rd 2020 at the age of 31 I finally entered into the hearing world properly for the first time. I’ve had years of NHS hearing aids and the best they could offer still wasn’t enough as my eyes deteriorated I needed to tweak my hearing aids constantly in an attempt to hear as well as others, but issues with feedback, echoing and blurring of words still persisted no matter what I did. So the best in the NHS for someone with DeafBlindness still didn’t suffice as I strived for independence with my guide dog.  So on this morning…
Wednesday, 19 February 2020 08:44

Claire's Fitting

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Thursday, 06 February 2020 08:41

Claire and Lily Cooper’s Interview pre-fitting

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Saturday, 01 February 2020 08:36

Meet Claire

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Claire is 31 years old and has Usher Syndrome type 2. She has a severe hearing loss and is registered severely sight impaired (blind) as a result.  Claire is mum to 9-year-old Lily and has for some time wanted to return to employment.  Having had a break from work to have Lily it was during this time that her eyesight became progressively poor, dropping from 30 degrees of vision down to just the 5 degrees that she has today.  Claire has been able to take on some limited volunteer work but has felt self-conscious due to her difficulty hearing with the…

 

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