Welcome to the CHHA-BC Online Hearing Loss Mentoring Program

Mentors

Introduction to Mentors

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Mentor — Gael

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My life with hearing loss and my training has given me a deep understanding of the issues, challenges and frustrations that all people with hearing loss face, as well as the many strategies that can help us regain good communication. Talking with other people who share similar issues is an important step in moving forward.

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Mentor — Lorne

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I am a retired medical doctor, with no special training regarding hearing difficulties. I am hoping, with my own hearing experience, that I may be able help someone with hearing loss, as they explore or adapt to various listening devices and situations.

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Mentor — Jessica

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My experiences accepting my own hearing loss, coping with communication challenges, and ultimately wearing bilateral hearing aids shape a big part of who I am today. I have learned that hearing impairment should not make a person any less capable of interacting with the world. I believe that through this experience I can empathize with others through this uniquely individual journey.

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