Posted by Janice Scheckter on 29 September 2020 4:25 PM SAST
Not all deaf adults started out life as a deaf child. In fact, most of them don’t.
As a deaf child, the decision was made by my (hearing) parents that I would have hearing aids fitted. They then kept up to date with every bit of kit, every advancement that might help me manage the divide of being a deaf person in a hearing world.