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Signing Santa

IT’S THAT time of year again. Christmas is just around the corner and you can feel the urgency (panic) in the air and on the roads. 431 more words


The Minefield of Hearing-Related Terminology

There have been a few articles published on this blog about the words we use to talk about our hearing versus the things we stick on/in our ears to hear better. 859 more words

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Book: Selznick, Brian. Wonderstruck. New York: Scholastic. 2011.

ISBN# 978-0-545-02789-2


Two stories, set fifty years apart, unfold simultaneously with separate plots and characters. 1,665 more words

Historical Fiction

Dating Someone Who is Deaf/HoH

Dating is a tangled web of guesses, tries, do-overs and misses. It’s messy and a rush to be involved with another living being. But what about when not only language but the ability to hear is an impediment? 397 more words


Finding out our baby was Deaf

We were still getting used to the fact we had a mini human who was awake most of the night when we found out that Harry was deaf. 1,022 more words

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Deafie Blogger joins Open Ears

Hi there, let me introduce myself. My name is Ellen, but my friends call me Ellie. I live in Norfolk, UK. Some of you may know me as… 564 more words

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Can the Deaf/HoH Sing or Enjoy Music? Yes!

I’m sure some of you have gone to a concert and seen a sign language interpreter transliterating the songs and probably thought to yourself, “Why are deaf people here? 381 more words