Hearing management

Real-life story

Read hearing loss stories from people who have undertaken a hearing test and used treatment measures to improve their quality of life and follow how modern technology has helped them hear properly for the first time.

Thank you

"The fact that Widex and Health24 put me on the road to hearing laid the foundation for the final step towards obtaining a cochlear implant," writes Marissa.

Marissa - a temporary farewell

My life has changed a lot over the past year and a half. I am beginning to feel more and more a part of the hearing world.

Marissa - the second month

I'm having problems at the moment with pieces of the hearing aid hurting my outer ear. I shall be going to the university on Friday to try and solve this problem.

The gift of hearing

"Harmony!" That’s what Caren Yssel says digital hearing aids have given her – in more ways than one.

Marissa

On a previous journey, we followed Marissa, who received her first hearing aids at the age of 21. This is her story.

Marissa - the first month of hearing

How often do we take our senses for granted? Imagine not being able to hear or see a thing. Join Marissa Grobler on her journey towards hearing.

Heading for the hearing world

I am looking for accommodation close to work and that is going to mean that I will find myself entirely in a hearing environment. The prospect is quite daunting.

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Hearing Expert

AuD degree obtained in 2013 at AT Still University Health Science Depart-ment, Arizona. Masters in Communication Pathology at the University of Pretoria, 2003. Remedial Teaching Diploma at Rand University, 1996. Degree in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology at the University of Pretoria, 1993. Owner of a private practice in Pretoria since 1999. Educating the community regarding early identification of hearing problems and screening of new-borns. Providing assistance and services at retirement homes. Part-time lecturer at the University of Pretoria and the University of Limpopo. External examiner at the University of Pretoria and the University of Limpopo. Presenter at conferences and seminars.

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