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I felt isolated with hearing loss, until I did this

If you are new to hearing loss, it can be hard to understand and adjust to at first. It may feel like you are the only one in that situation. The good news is you are not alone and volunteering is a way to pull you out of your isolation through helping others.

There comes a stage for most of us when we have our hearing aids and we begin the slow process of learning to live with them and with our hearing loss. All too often this is a time of isolation. Even those who have loving supportive family and friends can still feel very much on their own during this often worrying time, during the hearing loss journey.

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Hear The World Volunteer travels to Northern Canada to offer hearing help in the classroom

Earlier this year, Phonak Canada employee and Hear the World volunteer Monika Nazair served for a Hear the World Foundation project in Northern Canada to install new wireless microphone solutions donated by Hear the World at two schools in Nunavut.

Monika is a part of the Audiology Support team at Phonak Canada. As soon as she heard about this project she was interested in it.

“Not only had I developed a particular interest in all things related to Roger technology and pediatric amplification since I joined the Audiology Support team at Phonak Canada, but I have also been very curious about the northernmost territory in our beautiful country,” says Monika.

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Hear India: Helping Children Hear the World

I’ve worked as an audiologist at Phonak for eight years, and while I’ve seen how our technology has improved the lives of many people during that time, I haven’t had the opportunity to go back to my audiology “roots” and see how this technology really helps children in their every day lives.

Through an opportunity with the Hear the World Foundation, I was able to do just that, and set off for a journey to southern India. 

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