Saturday, 18 February 2017

Deaf couple married for 12 years hear for first time


Neil and Helen Robinson were both deaf from birth and are thought to be the first couple in the UK to have cochlear implants. 

A husband and wife who have both been deaf since birth can now hear each other for the very first time.


Neil and Helen Robinson have been married for 12 years and have spent their lives communicating with sign language.   But now, thanks to cochlear implants, they have been talk and hear for the first time. 

The pair, from Salisbury, Wiltshire, are thought to be the first couple in the UK to have the implants fitted and are amazed they can finally hear each other. Neil, 50, said: "It felt incredible, in a happy way.   "It felt really emotional.

There is a video with the link.





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