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Hearing loss turns to speaking success

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Lisa Evans had to walk away from her career as a midwife when she lost her hearing overnight due to a rare virus.

She  was invited to take part in a research trial and received a Cochlear implant and had to learn to hear and speak again. 

‘Initially I couldn’t make sense of any sounds, and then gradually after listening and focusing and going back to basics, so I literally used to listen to childrens books to try and make out single sounds and then single sentences,’ Lisa Evans told Peter Bell. 

Seven years later, Lisa is a public speaking coach and motivational speaker and she is the founder and director of Speaking Savvy and Stories from the Heart. 

Listen to the full interview here…