28 year-old Laura Woods from Princes Risborough was born with normal hearing but lost it throughout her young life due to progressive sensorineural loss. By the time she was in her early 20s, she was profoundly deaf.
This transition was extremely difficult for Laura. She became severely anxious, emotional and isolated, and tried to conceal her deafness from the outside world. However, since she met her hearing dog Meg, Laura’s life has been totally transformed. Read her story below.