Cochlear Hearos

Member Cochlear Hearo Award
Annette Gilmore-Scott
Annette has been a hearing loss advocate for many years. While she has been honoured for her work with the Cochlear Awareness Network it is only a small part of the voluntary work she is involved in. Read about Annette’s Hearo Award
Sue Young
Sue is a bi-lateral Cochlear Implantee. She actively supports the Cochlear Awareness Network and works with recipients and optential recipients and has been instrumental in starting a CICADA support group in her area.
Rob Dobson
Rob is a bi-lateral cochlear implant recipient. He actively supports recipients and potential recipients on line and is an active member of Better Hearing Australia, a group supporting the hearing impaired. Read about Rob’s Hearo Award and again Better Hearing Magazine Aug-09
Ray Hare
Ray, a bi-lateral cochlear implant recipient actively supports recipients and potential recipients on line as well as makes presentations to community groups. Read about Ray’s Hearo Award and again Better Hearing Magazine Aug-09
Carol Beetles
Carol from WA is a bi-lateral cochlear implant recipient and actively makes presentations to community groups and health professionals. Read about Carol’s Hearo Award and again Better Hearing Magazine Aug-09
Dick Sutcliffe
Dick from Victoria a cochlear implant recipient, actively makes presentations to community groups and health professionals. Read about Dick’s award in Better Hearing Magazine Aug-09
Tom McCaul
Tom from Qld is a bi-lateral cochlear implant recipient. He actively makes presentations to community groups and health professionals as well as seminars and conferences. Read about Tom’s award inBetter Hearing Magazine Aug-09
Bethany Miller
Bethany is a bi-lateral implantee. Even though she’s just a teenager, Bethany supports potential implantees, and regularly presesnts to community groups, schools and professionals and helps out at expos.
Kathy Miller
Kathy is the mother of a cochlear implantee. Not only does she support her daughter Bethany, but she seeks and makes presentations with Bethany to community groups, schools and professionals.
Sandra Keir
Sandra, bilateral cochlear implant recipient and a key member of the Cochlear Awareness Network (CAN), received the HEARO Award for her tireless efforts in raising awareness of hearing loss and the solutions available to help hearing impaired adults and children connect with the world around them. Read about Sandra’s Hearo Award
Karen Dempsey

Karen has made an immense contribution to hearing awareness. In particular, her dedication to people embarking on the cochlear implant journey is to be commended. From initial discussion, to offering pre and post-operative and switch-on support, Karen has proved to be an invaluable resource for the local hearing impaired community. Read about Karen’s Hearo Award
Felicity BlecklyFelicity Bleckly For many years now, Felicity has presented to diverse audiences around South Australian on her personal story and the solutions available for the hearing impaired. She’s appeared in the local media to raise awareness and is now both the deafness editor for a leading women’s website and the webmaster of this website. Read about Felicity’s Hearo Award
Faye Yarroll
Faye is acknowledged for her ongoing support offered to potential and new CI candidates and her outstanding advocacy achievements through presentations, expos and media liaison. Read about Faye’s Hearo Award