Tag Archive: Accommodations

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If you’re looking for our Ultimate College Guide for university students or high schoolers with hearing loss considering post-secondary education, click HERE.  If you’re interested in information for preschool through high school students with hearing […]

June 10th, 2014 by | Tags: , , , | Comments Off

Many deaf people often share stories with me about pulling out a “deaf card.”  Pulling out a “deaf card” means asking for accommodations only because one wants to receive special treatment or to be excused just simply because […]

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Imagine a sapling in a tiny greenhouse. The greenhouse is a small, protective place for new plants.  The elements are controlled, the four walls all around block out the noise, and little plants are perfectly […]

November 20th, 2013 by | Tags: , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

The holidays are coming!  The holidays are coming!  Are you ready to hear your best in the whirl of party chatter, festive sounds, and seasonal noise?  Here are some tips to help you hear your […]

September 27th, 2013 by | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off


Written by Rachel Dubin Since approximately 2008, I’ve been called up for jury duty every two years like clockwork.  Every time, I’ve dutifully reported to the courthouse at the appointed time, summons and juror badge […]

June 13th, 2012 by | Tags: , | 3 Comments »

Written by Kaitlyn Meilke Captions and subtitles are for everyone. Deaf and Hard of Hearing individuals aren’t the only ones that can benefit from captioning and/or subtitling. They also benefit children learning to read; English-as-a-second-language […]

October 24th, 2011 by | Tags: | 25 Comments »

I know that this post is going to stir a lot of controversy, but I feel the need to speak up about this issue as someone who is able to hear so well that, while […]

August 5th, 2011 by | Tags: , , | Comments Off

Mainstreaming and integration with hearing peers are crucial tenets of a listening and spoken language approach for children with hearing loss and their families.  How can parents and professionals evaluate mainstream preschool options to determine […]