Young Adult Spotlight

Hannah Wade

My name is Hannah Wade. I graduated from Saint Mary’s University in Halifax, Nova Scotia with an Honours in Psychology degree. I am currently in my final year of my Bachelor of Education at Mount Saint Vincent University and in…

Keegan Noxell

“If you have the opportunity to try something new, take the chance!  It’s a great way to test your abilities and push your boundaries.” My name is Keegan Noxell, I’m 27 years old and was born with a moderate sloping…

Laura Girardo

I was born with a congenital heart condition, which consisted of two open-heart surgeries under the age of one. These traumatic surgeries left me on a heart-lung machine. This risk developed into a hearing loss. I have a severe to…

Karina Cotran

I was born with moderate hearing loss. I actually spoke pretty well as a child, and managed to elude my hearing parents by lipreading. When I was three years old, I was diagnosed with moderate hearing loss in both ears…

Michael Currie

  I was born with a bilateral profound hearing loss and I was outfitted with hearing aids and FM systems; I also had a teacher’s assistant and 11 years of speech therapy. I grew up refusing to accept the word…