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With the summer holidays approaching, it can be a busy time preparing for the festive season. It’s important to do some planning in advance to make sure you’re prepared so you can enjoy the precious time with your loved ones. Below are some quick tips and a checklist so wherever you might be these holidays – whether it’s at home, travelling by car or plane – you can ensure you have everything you need. Spare Parts Checklist Rechargeable batteries and charger Disposable batteries Spare cable/s Spare ear hook/s Wireless accessories and chargers (e.g. Mini mic) ...
As Elspeth’s dad, Alastair is so proud of what his daughter has achieved in her short two years; walking, dancing, talking and developing a keen eye for shoes and hats. Alastair always encourages Elspeth to dream big and does everything in his power to make sure she can achieve her goals. Since finding out that Elspeth has a hearing loss, the family has worked with audiologists and listening and spoken language specialists to help her learn to listen, hear and speak. Being able to hear is particularly valuable as Elspeth’s relationship with her big brother, Harry, continues to ...
At 9.10pm on 24 October 2013 our beautiful daughter Maia was born.
The moment of elation was short-lived as we immediately noticed her left ear was missing. I frantically looked to the medical team around me for answers but received none.
Panic set in as we waited 4 days in hospital for an ENT to explain her condition, by which point we already had all the answers from Simone, who runs the Microtia and Atresia Program at Hear and Say.