This page covers Usher syndrome, a condition that causes hearing loss, sight loss and balance problems.
It is present from birth but can take years for symptoms to appear and is usually diagnosed in older children or teenagers.
Find out more about Usher Syndrome
Causes and diagnosis
What do I tell my child?
Walking safely when you have Usher
The Sense Usher Service
With the right support, you can overcome the challenges presented by Usher syndrome, and live a full independent life. Read more about how the Sense Usher Service can help you.
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This content was last reviewed in July 2023. We’ll review it again in 2025.