After losing his hearing suddenly at 55, Stephen had to retire early. He said “I had hearing aids fitted and carried on teaching for a couple of years, but I felt I was bluffing my job and I had to stop. It was absolutely devastating.”
Stephen was very fortunate to have a cochlear implant fitted in 2016 and while it has truly transformed his life, there’s still so much we need to do to ensure more people can benefit from cochlear implants and other treatments.
A donation from you could help fund talented scientists who are working hard to make cochlear implants work more effectively and make this life-changing technology accessible to even more people.
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