Tag Archive: Life

September 23rd, 2014 by | Tags: , , | Comments Off

Learning that your child has hearing loss can be a world-shaking event for parents.  The truth is, though millions of people around the world have hearing loss, most parents have little prior experience with people […]

August 7th, 2014 by | Tags: , , | 24 Comments »

It’s almost time to go back to school… which means getting back in the routine of early morning wake-ups!  Vibrating alarm clocks are a great solution for people with hearing loss, and Harris Communications has […]

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 […]

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


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 16th, 2014 by | Tags: , | Comments Off

Thank you to everyone who participated in our survey on Dating, Relationships, Marriage… and Hearing Loss.  The wait is over!  Though we published an infographic featuring some of the results as part of our Valentine’s […]

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


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,” […]