Tag Archive: Awareness

October 20th, 2014 by | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

When you meet someone new, one of the first questions we tend to ask is, “What do you do?”  When I tell people that I teach children with hearing loss to listen and speak, it’s […]

October 13th, 2014 by | Tags: , , , | Comments Off

One of my favorite parts of my job is the fact that I get to spend time with so many amazing, interesting, terrific families of children with hearing loss.  Thanks to teletherapy, “my” families now […]

August 7th, 2014 by | Tags: , , , , , | 2 Comments »

Last night, the children’s news program Nick News with Linda Ellerbee was all about kids who are deaf or hard of hearing.  The program featured stories from five different tweens/teens who represented a variety of […]

August 4th, 2014 by | Tags: , , , , , , , | Comments Off

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 […]

July 27th, 2014 by | Tags: , , | Comments Off

About seven years ago, I received an email from a deaf mother, which was sent through this website, Cochlear Implant Online.  She told me that she grew up learning to speak and communicate in sign […]

March 3rd, 2014 by | Tags: , , | Comments Off

The World Health Organization has designated today, March 3rd, as International Ear Care Day.  According to the WHO, approximately 50% of cases of hearing loss worldwide could be avoided through primary prevention techniques.  In my time […]

March 6th, 2013 by | Tags: , , , , | 2 Comments »

An article on access to cochlear implantation in select countries has been recently published.   While the statistics consistently show that only 5% of all people, both adults and children, who are qualified for cochlear implants are […]

February 11th, 2013 by | Tags: , , , , , | 7 Comments »

PHOTO CREDIT: Jacob's Ride

Jacob is a cochlear implant recipient who is riding a bike across the country and will be stopping at all 30 Major League Baseball stadiums to fundraise money for those who cannot afford cochlear implants.  I […]