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I am married and live in London. I lost my hearing quite suddenly through an auto-immune disorder in 2010. I now mentor other cochlear implant candidates as I enjoy helping other people living with hearing loss. I am a keen Man City fan.
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My favorite thing about my AB Cochlear implant is
I can hear conversations again which I wasn't able to do before. Also, I now enjoy listening to music again and can speak to my family on the phone again, which I couldn't do before. I feel much better connected to my wife and family.
With my AB cochlear implant, I can
listen to my favourite Oasis music again and hear the roar of the football crowd when my favourite team Man City scores a goal!
My favorite sound is
listening to my dog Jake's claws as he runs across the laminate floor.
I chose AB because
it had the best technology and because of the T-mic which is brilliant for using on the phone. Also because of the connectivity as I can connect it to my Roger Pen and Compilot. The technology is brilliant.
I am a BEA Mentor because
I have lived through acquired hearing loss and I know how challenging and isolating it is. I want to help others through my own experience of hearing loss. Also AB have helped me, so I want to give something back.
I can help cochlear implant candidates by
Giving support and advice based on my own knowledge and personal experience of being a recent cochlear implant recipient.
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