Tag Archive: Encouragement

December 22nd, 2014 by | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

We know that getting a cochlear implant is not an instant fix.  Speech, language, and listening skills do not magically appear after activation, and progress is on everyone’s minds.  How does progress happen?  How much is […]

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

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In the past month, I’ve had some incredible opportunities to spend time with a group of children I don’t often see — children with typical hearing — teaching them about hearing loss and how better […]

February 17th, 2014 by | Tags: , , , | Comments Off

As part of our survey on Dating, Relationships, Marriage… and Hearing Loss, we asked respondents to share any comments they had about survey questions, as well as any general comments, tips, or stories they wanted […]

February 14th, 2014 by | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off

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In honor of Valentine’s Day, we are proud to present our feature on Hearing Loss, Cochlear Implants, and Love! You’ll find the stories of nine couples, most of whom are cochlear implant recipients. They share […]

February 9th, 2014 by | Tags: , , | Comments Off

A gift for you

This week, February 10-16, 2014, is Random Acts of Kindness Week.  During this week, the Random Acts of Kindness Foundation  encourages people around the world to, “[A]ttempt a new random act of kindness each day,” […]

January 1st, 2014 by | Tags: , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

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Jessica, my sister who is also a bilateral cochlear implant recipient, has been mainstreamed at a local public high school that just so happens to have a large program for deaf students in metro-Boston area. […]

December 17th, 2013 by | Tags: , , , , , , , | Comments Off

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Parents of children with hearing loss face the challenge of explaining their child’s deafness to extended family members all year long, but the holiday season, with its endless get-togethers and celebrations, often brings these conflicts […]

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 […]