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 →

The 10 Most Dangerous Places for a Hearing Aid

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I’m notorious for using hearing aids for a LONG time.  My first one lasted NINE years.  Another one lasted TEN.  With my track record, you would think I was quite Continue Reading →

Deaf in a Restaurant

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Date Night!  My husband and I score a babysitter, boom out the door and into the car. Floor it to freedom.  A much needed couple of kid-free hours awaits.  Into 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 →

Sounding Off On Age-Related Hearing Loss

Raise your hand if you: …have trouble understanding others on the phone. …people tell you the TV volume is on too loud. …avoid group settings because communication is too difficult. Continue Reading →