Usher Stories

Kate Morell

Kate Morell

Kate Morell As a young hearing impaired girl, Kate knew she was fortunate and had a dream to, one day, be a voice and inspiration for kids just like her.As a young hearing impaired girl, Kate knew...

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Trish Brice

Trish Brice

        Trish BriceTrish was diagnosed with Usher Syndrome Type 2a by an ophthalmologist when she noticed some changes to her vision in her early 20’s.  Trish strives to maintain an active...

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Lara Miller

Lara Miller

Lara Miller Suffers Usher syndrome (type 2), a condition that has caused her sight and hearing to deteriorate, year after year, since she was a teenager.Like something of a modern-day Monet,...

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Daniel Talko

Daniel Talko

Daniel Talko Daniel grew up in a small Victorian town of Bairnsdale. At the age of 21 he was diagnosed with Usher Syndrome Type 2a.  Forced to choose between waiting for blindness, deafness and...

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The Schmid Family

The Schmid Family

The Schmid Family It took until Hugo was two years old, for the family to learn the boys have Usher Syndrome Type 2c.Julianne and Peter have three boys: Will (6), Hugo (4) and Callan (2). Both Will...

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The Sandles Family

The Sandles Family

The Sandles Family Maggie was diagnosed with deafness at eight months of age, after many months of her mother, Bronwyn, telling medical professionals that she believed Maggie was deaf.Maggie is...

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The Feller Family

The Feller Family

The Feller Family Hollie and Dan found out that Harry, their third child, was profoundly deaf at birth through the newborn screening program.Hollie and Dan found out that Harry, their third child,...

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The Doak Family

The Doak Family

The Doak Family Bronwyn and Andrew’s boys, Eamon and Kealan, were diagnosed as being profoundly deaf as infants.Bronwyn and Andrew’s boys, Eamon and Kealan, were diagnosed as being profoundly deaf...

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The Cox Family

The Cox Family

The Cox Family Vicki received confirmation that her daughter, India, had profound hearing loss when she was fifteen months old, the day before the birth of their second daughter Samira.Vicki...

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The Alderman Family

The Alderman Family

The Alderman Family Shelley and Will found out that their son, Noah, had moderate to severe hearing loss through the universal newborn screening program.Shelley and Will found out that their son,...

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The Carter Family

The Carter Family

The Carter Family Oscar was diagnosed with hearing loss as a newborn and received cochlear implants at ten months old.Oscar was diagnosed with hearing loss as a newborn and received cochlear...

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The Shepard Family

The Shepard Family

The Shepard Family After bringing their second child, Louis, home from hospital, Emily and David knew something wasn't quite right.After bringing their second child, Louis, home from hospital, Emily...

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