Suzie Jones

Suzie Jones

Ambassador

Totally deafened since 5 years old, due to meningitis, no hearing aid or CI can bring her hearing back in such a way that she can hear words, Suzie is born lipreader (with a few crafty signs on the side!). she uses speech and signs in her day to day life, with a little help from her friends, when she may pronounce words wrongly, or speak too loud, but every little help makes a difference, especially when you have knowledge of some BSL, but not so skilled at the grammar. … Continue reading

Suzi Rees

Suzi Rees

Ambassador

Suzi lost her hearing 7 years ago, at the age of 24, as a result of Neurofibromatosis Type 2. After becoming completely deaf, she began to learn sign language work but still continued to use lipreading as her main method of communicating in everyday life. … Continue reading

Suzi Rees

Andrew Wight

Ambassador

Andy lost his hearing 11 years ago, at the age of 29, as a result of Neurofibromatosis Type 2. After becoming completely deaf, he learnt some BSL but uses lipreading as his main method of communicating in everyday life.  He is a huge proponent of technology and advises on assistive technology for the hearing impaired across Government. … Continue reading