Disability Voices

Pridham, Sharron (Part 2 of 2). Unheard Voices: interviews with deafened people

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  • Subjects

    Hearing Loss

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  • Recording locations

    The City Inn Hotel, Bristol

  • Interviewees

    Pridham, Sharron, 1977- (speaker, female)

  • Interviewers

    Beal, Christine, 1957- (speaker, female)

  • Transcribers

    McLean, Hilary (Speech-To-Text Reporter - Palantypist, female)

  • Abstract

    Part 2: Sharron Pridham [SP] mentions different reactions to her hearing loss from customers on the shop floor. SP describes lipreading. [05:34] Lipreading dialects and accents. [09:34] SP reports her husband’s reaction and emotions towards hearing loss. [14:54] SP talks about her love of music, disposing of her CDs and television with subtitles. [24:12] SP talks about the future, the need to change job, religion and politics.

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    Interviewed for the project 'Unhead Voices: Interviews With Deafened People', conducted by Hearing Link in 2008 and 2009 in partnership with the British Library, and funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

  • Related transcripts

    Sharron Pridham interviewed by Christine Beal: full transcript of the interview (PDF)

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