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Chronic Pain - Part ONE

Welcome to guest blogger, Deborah Marcus, long-time friend (sister), fellow advocate and writer, and professional photographer. It is always great to have guest bloggers on Hearing Elmo because although I have lived with disability for 27+ years, I do not and cannot understand chronic pain conditions as it is not something symptomatic of my own challenges. 1,401 more words


Alexander Graham Bell

We all know Alexander Graham Bell as the person who created the telephone. However, many people don’t know that he was an advocate for deaf education and for deaf people to be able to communicate. 78 more words

New App Translates Babies' Cries So Deaf Parents Understand What's Going On

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – An artificial intelligence app is helping deaf parents care for their children by not only telling when a baby might be crying, but also why. 358 more words


Sign Language Isn’t Just for Babies

When we see it as a fad, separate from the actual deaf people who use it to communicate, we lose sight of the stakes of language. 74 more words


Activities for Students with Language Delay.

I teach students who can’t talk. Mike Kelley, “Silent Scream,” (1984) mixed media from the University of California in San Diego.

Students who may be on the Spectrum can have Language Delay. 431 more words

Language Delay

Boy builds empathy and understanding

Boy, by Phil Cummings/Illustrated by Shane Devries, (March 2018, Kane Miller), $12.99, ISBN: 978-1-61067-739-4

Recommended for readers 4-8

A deaf young boy, growing up in a medieval village ravaged by a giant dragon, brings peace to all by simply encouraging them to listen. 252 more words

Preschool Reads

January Readings: Wild & Eat Pray Love

Since graduating from University, I have tried to keep a deal with myself that I will read at least one book per month. Now that I’m out of a setting that told me I had to, it hasn’t been a chore at all, and I whizzed through the January readings I set for myself. 2,646 more words