Yes, Katie Leclerc was diagnosed with Meniere's disease when she was twenty years old, and as a result she experiences hearing loss and vertigo, however she is still able to speak. Katie Leclerc is a young actress, and has appeared in shows such as Veronica Mars, Fashion House, and, more recently, Switched at Birth. To learn more about Katie and her hearing condition, visit:http://www.ask.com/wiki/Katie_Leclerc.
Katie Leclerc, widely known for the film Swithced at birth, has gained a lot of attention to whether she is really deaf or not, since her acting as a deaf person was excellently superb. Katie Leclerc is not entirely deaf. She has Ménière's disease which is a disorder in the inner ear that affects the hearing, and since the ear is also our bodies center of balance, affects our balance.