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Top 10 things you need before buying hearing aids

Reposted from HealthyHearing.com

Contributed by Brande Plotnick, MS, MBA, managing editor, Healthy Hearing
May 9, 2017

Have you finally decided it’s time to stop missing out on the important sounds of your life and take action to correct your hearing loss?  776 more words

Playing Football to the Beat of Their Own, Literal Drummer

Gallaudet University — named for Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet, who helped create American Sign Language — was the first institution of higher education for people who are deaf or hard of hearing. 293 more words


What? I can't hear you...

I’ve never really written about my hearing loss, perhaps because it’s so much a part of who I am that I struggle to separate myself from it. 1,696 more words

Queer Politics

Communicating effectively with a deaf person

For a hearing impaired person, as important as solving or alleviating their deafness, is their inclusion in society, is to be able to communicate with other non-deaf people. 236 more words


Midweeks on Mute: The Whistler

There was a girl in my class in highschool who had an NHS issue hearing aid. This was way back in 2006 when they were those chunky monstrosities, the same colour as fabric plasters. 239 more words



In 2006 I took a Road Trip from San Francisco to New Mexico and back over the course of a month, writing and taking photos all the way. 729 more words


"I want to be..." Campaign. Saying "Yes" to dreams!

“Mom, when I’m big, I want to be a Vet. I want to help animals,” she signed, eyes gleaming as heart and head agreed on a dream. 646 more words