Thomas’ Pendred Syndrome

My son, Thomas, is hearing impaired. He was diagnosed with permanent bilateral hearing loss in early infancy. As one can imagine, as a first time mom, this news was both devastating and overwhelming. It was a very unsettling time as thoughts, questions and concerns of the unknown swirled in my mind constantly. As time passed, I learned to empower myself, …

Family Forced Apart and a Miscarriage

We discovered that our son was hard of hearing at 2 weeks old, at age of 6 months he had his two hearing aids covered by the government, at age of 3 after tons of medical tests and audiology we found that his hearing aids don’t suit his situation so we had to buy $6000 hearing aids, at age of …

Stéphane

I have a severe hearing loss following an infection of bacterial meningitis since March 2016 with follow-up in ENT since that time. My specialist informed me that this surgery would be serious to consider but the fact that it was done in Quebec City was a real surprise because my doctor, Dr. Woods, himself has the expertise to operate, which …