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Weʼre raising £5,000 to purchase a much needed set of ReSound high tech hearing aids to improve the quality of life for a young woman with sight and hearing loss.

Location
Fareham, United Kingdom
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Theresa (known as Tink to many) is an inspirational young woman, she has strived to keep her independence as her sight has deteriorated.

She hasn't let this stop her, Theresa has lived alone with her 2 children for 3 years now, even moving to a new home with them last summer. Most recently, she has taken her passion for rock climbing, a sport she only started 2 years ago, to the next level.

Having always had 'poor sight" with nystagmus and 'beer bottle' NHS glasses; she learnt at a young age to fill in the gaps of what her eyes missed with her ears and more importantly her hearing..

In 2008, Theresa was registered severely sight impaired & diagnosed as having Leber congenital amaurosis. A genetic disorder, which was 'missed' as a child.

FAST FORWARD 8 YEARS...

Theresa is now working with her 2nd guide dog and facing a world that is getting quieter. She has recently been diagnosed with having Ushers Syndrome, a genetic disorder that affects both sight and hearing. Theresa is finding life a real struggle and we want to support her to get the best of the best. As a Mac user through and through, it seems only right to aim for a hearing aid that can be altered, personalised and adjusted via an app for iPhone or iPad. Molly Watt gives her review; she has a different strand of Ushers Syndrome.

https://youtu.be/6glFUCO-f_Q

So, we have come together to enable Theresa to have a pair of ReSound Linx2 hearing aids (http://www.leightons.co.uk/brands/resound-hearing-aids/)

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  • Simon Key

    Simon Key

    3 months ago

    Simon Key

    Hear is the link to the ReSound LiNX2 Hearing Aids that we are raising money for. Any donation would be greatfuly received. Thank You.

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  • Sarah and Andy

    Sarah and Andy

    Sep 27, 2016

    I hope this helps tink x

    £20.00

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Sep 14, 2016

    £10.00

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