Beverly Biderman is a writer living in Toronto. She is a past Chair of the Board of the Canadian Hearing Society, and the author of Wired for Sound: A Journey into Hearing (rev. 2016). Her memoir is the basis for a new opera developed by Carlos Alberto Augusto, “On the Threshold of the Outside World.”
A CAREER IN PUBLIC SERVICE FOLLOWING COCHLEAR IMPLANTATION
Tonia McDonald, a Job Readiness Training Coordinator with the South Carolina Vocational Rehabilitation Department, attributes her personal success story to receiving cochlear implants as a young adult. The improved hearing provided by her CI's allowed her to pursue higher education and a career in public service.