We can learn a lot by listening to the experience of others who have been in the same situation as we are in. In the videos below, children with hearing loss and their families share their personal stories of what it was like to grow up with a hearing loss and which particular challenges they faced when they were between 3 and 6 years old and how they overcame them.
Makenzie talks about how she learned the hard way to use an FM system in kindergarten.
Makenzie’s mother, Alison, shares her hopes and anxieties as Mackenzy was moving into a mainstream school environment and what she did to help her be successful.
Marge is the mother of two sons, Forest and Cameron, who both have hearing loss. In this video, she talks about her older son, Forest’s, transition to kindergarten and what she did to help him overcome challenges.
Marge is the mother of two sons, Forest and Cameron, who both have hearing loss. In this video she shares how her younger son, Cameron, quickly found his own way to deal with his hearing loss.