Tag Archive: Speak Up

October 28th, 2010 by | Tags: , , , , , , | Comments Off

At Cochlear Celebration 2009, I had a chance to meet Jim Patrick, one of the members of the team that created the world’s first multichannel cochlear implant.  It was an incredible experience for me to […]

October 16th, 2010 by | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

I met Sage and her mother, Madeleine, at the 2010 AG Bell Convention in Orlando, Florida.  Sage, born profoundly deaf, listens and speaks beautifully with the help of a cochlear implant that she received at […]

August 24th, 2010 by | Tags: , , , , , | 4 Comments »

Currently, there are two very important pieces of legislation awaiting approval in the United States Senate: The Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Act of 2010 (S. 3199) aka “Newborn Hearing Screening” passed in the House […]

April 7th, 2010 by | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

I just discovered this great video of various cochlear implant users living in Singapore speaking about their joys of having the ability to hear and speak and participate in endless number of activities that would […]

March 8th, 2010 by | Tags: , , , , , | 4 Comments »

My independent learning project this semester is: Listening and Spoken Language Outcomes for Children who are Deaf with Multiple Disabilities… and I need your help!  My goal is to determine the current state of research […]

July 30th, 2009 by | Tags: , , | Comments Off

Anyone who’s attended an AG Bell or other deaf-related convention knows how many tote bags you can accumulate in the span of just a few days of browsing the exhibit hall.  I use these awesome […]

July 7th, 2009 by | Tags: , , , , | 2 Comments »

Congratulations!  You are the parent of a wonderful child, and, among many other wonderful traits, your child happens to have a hearing loss.  Now, on top of running to school events, work, and other family […]

May 5th, 2009 by | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments »

Congratulations to Mel Paticoff, leader of the HearingExchange Teens group on Facebook, her very musically talented sister, Dani, and their cousin, Julie (bilateral CI recipient and daughter of bilateral CI recipient and HearingExchange founder Paula […]