Meghan Hindley experiences what it's like to suffer from hearing and sight loss on a town centre shopping trip and learns how important it is to seek immediate help for potential sensory problems.
I don't think we really realise the importance of our senses.
Having all our senses is often something taken for granted and losing just one of them can dramatically change our lives. With this in mind, I was given a glimpse into the life of a person who is both deaf and blind.
I met with Mark Hayles, store director of Specsavers in Weymouth during Deafblind Awareness Week, which took place earlier this summer.
Mark, along with a team of audiologists and opticians from Weymouth, are championing the importance of caring for our senses.
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