Usher 1B

Ush Stories

PEDRO | CANARY ISLANDS, SPAIN

I’ve always considered myself a lucky person. Despite the difficulties, I believe I’ve been fortunate in life: lucky to have the family I have,…
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JORDI | GAVÀ, SPAIN

Jordi was diagnosed with Usher Syndrome type 1B this past year, at age 6. When he was 10 months old, he underwent surgery to…
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CHLOE | MADRID, SPAIN

Here is Chloe, an adorable and affectionate four-year-old girl. From the moment of her birth, it was seen, through hearing tests, that she had…
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MARIELLA, Vienna, Austria

I’m Mariella, I am 26 years old and based in Vienna, Austria, and I have Usher Syndrome Type 1b.  I am profoundly deaf and received my first…
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ERIC | VALLADOLID, SPAIN

Eric was born in August 2018 in Valladolid, Spain, and was diagnosed with Usher Syndrome type 1B in September 2019. Despite being born with…
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JULIA | MADRID, SPAIN

Since she was born, in December 2017, we knew something was wrong with Julia’s audition. Approximately three months later, she was diagnosed with severe…
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LEO | DELTEBRE, CATALONIA

Leo (from 2011) is an 11-year-old boy, he was born with profound bilateral deafness. He was given his first cochlear implant when he was…
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LÉA | NIORT, FRANCE

Léa was born in December 2013. A very quiet baby, who slept a lot, never woken up by noise. At the maternity hospital at…
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MAR | TERRASA, SPAIN

Mar is a 7-year-old girl who was born with profound bilateral deafness. At 4 months of age, she began early speech therapy and at…
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CAMILLE | LILLE, FRANCE

I have been diagnosed with this disease during the research of the origin of my deafness for my first implant. This helped to understand…