Rachael’s Story – Needing a Little More
I am a twin and we both started losing our hearing at three years old. I eventually got hearing aids when I was at school.
What makes me really sad is that I recently had deaf awareness training in my work and the trainer said that there were no deaf PhD students in Scotland. I want to prove […]
It’s no suprise when the World Health Organisation published latest figures of deafness and hearing loss around the world.
Over 5% of the world’s population – 360 million people – has disabling hearing loss (328 million adults and 32 million children). Disabling hearing loss refers to hearing loss greater than 40 […]
In the United States, two-thirds of hearing-impaired people do not complete high school. In this talk at TEDxStanford, Rhodes Scholar Rachel Kolb — who was born deaf — shows what is possible through family support and self-belief, and proves that what is assumed about you and what you can actually achieve don […]