Meningitis & Subsequent Coma



Left profoundly deaf and without the power of speech as a result of contracting meningitis aged three.


Emerging from a 5-day coma, Carl faced an uncertain future but no-one accounted for Carl’s determination, resilience and perseverance. Years of hard work with the support of his incredible parents along with invaluable advice from the National Deaf Children’s Society played a key role in developing the characteristics of Carl’s personality, helping enable him to overcome his disability and set him on the road to success.

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