Can You Talk Without Your Hands?

We are Deaf and use American Sign Language in our house so communication should not be an issue. And yet it is. The reason? WE HAVE CHILDREN. Those of you with Continue Reading →

10 Ways to Get a Deaf Person’s Attention

Hearing people are sometimes at a loss at how to get a Deaf person’s attention when they don’t have eye contact.   Ideally, we would be facing the other person Continue Reading →

Hard of Hearing: The Gray Zone

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Someone needs to explain to my 3 year old how secrets are supposed to work.  In theory, one person relays a message to another and only they know the contents Continue Reading →

Communicating With a Hearing Loss: Understanding Children

For most of us with varied hearing levels, understanding children’s speech is just .. well, difficult.  Obviously, young kids are still learning to say things correctly and don’t hit every Continue Reading →

10 Things You Can Do To Keep a Deaf-and-Hard-of-Hearing-Friendly Home This Holiday Season!

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The holidays are upon us!  …  and a few million people have just let out a collective groan. Not for the crowds at the mall.  Not for the overspending.  Not Continue Reading →