Meet three sisters from Albany, New York who never let hearing loss get in the way of fun! Big sister Carly, 8, does not have hearing loss but when her younger sisters Emma, 6, and Molly, 1, were diagnosed with hearing loss, they inspired Carly to start a non-profit called Lemon(aids), sewing plush lemons and selling them to raise money for hearing aids! Carly: My sisters are both fun and goofy—I just love them so much!
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Meet four siblings from Oaklyn, New Jersey who never let hearing loss get in the way of fun! Big sisters Helena, Camille, and Violet do not have hearing loss but love to help little brother Adrian with his cochlear implants. Together they play, sing, and turn everything into a language learning experience! Helena: Even though I am only 11, I have always been like ‘another mother’ to Adrian. My sisters and I go to many of Adrian’s appointments with him and try to be very inter
Meet Kennedi and Addison, siblings from California who never let hearing loss get in the way of fun! Kennedi, 8, and Addison, 6, both have hearing loss and wear Phonak hearing aids. Together they love to play, craft, and do Lego Robotics. Kennedi: I was diagnosed with moderate/severe hearing loss when I was seven-years-old. My parents told me I was going to get hearing aids, but when I went to school I told my friends I was getting hearing ‘eggs’! It was so funny. Now, I can
Meet Brinley and Danica, siblings from California who never let hearing loss get in the way of fun! Brinley, 8, has bilateral cochlear implants, and Danica, 10, does not have hearing loss. They both love gymnastics, baseball, and spending time together in their hidden fort in the bedroom that they share. Danica: Brinley looks up to me as her big sister, and I look up to her for being so brave. She is always responsible with her cochlear implants, but there are times when I he
Meet Christopher, Sophia, and Valerie, siblings from California who never let hearing loss get in the way of fun! Christopher: Valerie is a great sister. I love playing with her and teaching her how to pronounce words correctly. We like to play catch together. We love each other a lot. Sophia: I like playing with my little sister because she’s sweet. If she doesn’t say some of her words right, I teach her them, and she learns from me. If she doesn’t hear or understand somethi
Meet Celia & Lelaina, siblings from St. Louis, MO who never let hearing loss get in the way of fun! Celia, 7, has a cochlear implant and a hearing aid, and her sister Lelaina, 8, does not have hearing loss. They both love music, scooters, and their dog Linus! Celia: I like being so close in age to my sister because I feel like we are twins. Lelaina is there to help me in school, and she helped me feel better when I had my cochlear implant surgery. Lelaina: We love to have ‘sl