Connor and Dalton McKittrick are two brothers who are helping each other and learning to live with Usher syndrome.
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Cole McKittrick has two brothers with Usher syndrome. He talks about why he wants to help find a cure.
This is a story of Lauren and how she helps her friend Conner in the fight against Usher Syndrome.
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-q8t1FsI8f0[/youtube] At Hear See Hope, we love to see extraordinary stories about those living with Usher’s syndrome. Meet Canadian speed skater Kevin Frost, who is one of those stories! Kevin has Olympic ambitions and there are only two things in his way — Usher Syndrome and the International Paralympic Committee’s failure to recognize deafblind speed […]
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uOlwMsxXbzg[/youtube] The McKittrick family has not one, but two children that are affected by Usher syndrome. Watch this touching story of Dalton, the McKittricks youngest son, as he undergoes surgery to have his cochlear implants put in and gets to hear his parents voice for the first time.
Lauren Shoemaker is an inspiration. She is one of Hear See Hope’s most committed supporters, and she’s only 12. Not only has Lauren been a great friend to our children and our entire family but she done so much to increase awareness of Usher Syndrome. Lauren is a very special person and we are so […]
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R0wGntxRQEo[/youtube] Conner’s family found out he was deaf at a very early age and were able to take steps to help their son through this difficult process. Through an early cochlear implant Conner was able to hear sounds that he would not have been able to hear. Conner was diagnosed with Usher syndrome in 2004. […]
Bella was born profoundly deaf, which was an extremely difficult experience. We were fortunate to have access to some of the best and most caring professionals in the world in the Boston area. Bella began signing at 8 months of age, earlier than most children speak, and after receiving cochlear implants, slowly transitioned to spoken […]
When Conner was 10 months old we found out he was profoundly deaf. At 13 months of age, he received a cochlear implant and because of this, he was able to attend a mainstream school and lives a life with little impairment. His speech and language is still delayed but within normal limits. As his […]
Hello. It was nice coming upon your web site. I myself have Ushers and so does my sister. I was born with hearing loss. I remember being fitted with hearing aids. I used to say to myself that I am blessed to have my eyes. Little did I know why I was going to Children’s […]