Patient Story

Stanford Ear Institute


Deaf Firefighter Perseveres with Dedication Amid 2020 Challenges

By Jannine Larky

Appears in Audiology Today January/February 2021

Amy McClure has been a California firefighter for 10 years. She is also deaf and uses bilateral cochlear implants. Learn more about how she manages her hearing loss on the job and demonstrates, amid all the challenges we faced over the past year, one can persevere with hard work, persistence, dedication, and kindness.