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Pocket Talker Pilot Project With PEI’s Legal Community

July 22, 2017.  A few days ago, CHHA PEI Chapter President Annie Lee MacDonald and I were interviewed for CBC’s Island Morning radio broadcast on the pocket talker project for lawyers to improve communication with the hard of hearing, a project funded by the Law Foundation of PEI.  747 more words

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Calling Cochlear Implant Users

July 22, 2017.  Do you have a cochlear implant?  If so, we want to hear from you! One of the projects we are looking at for next year is to develop an information booklet for Islanders who have cochlear implants and for those in the process of deciding whether they should have, or would qualify for, cochlear implant surgery. 67 more words

2017 Blog Entry

Deafness Part 2: Hearing Aids

Getting my hearing aids was definitely a process. I couldn’t afford them, and the health insurance I had didn’t cover them. By the way, did you know that many insurances don’t cover hearing aids because they are deemed “cosmetic”. 886 more words

When listening can be exhausting.....

Hello, everyone!

After a long hiatus, I have moved to a new blog on WordPress and renaming  the blog from “Empower The Talent” to “ Redefining Trails”. 496 more words

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Tips For Interacting With Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing

Finally! Part three of three in the “deaf series.” Now that I’ve told you my personal story and tried to put you in the shoes of a deaf person, I have some tips for how you can go about interacting with deaf or hard-of-hearing people in an efficient, respectful manner. 2,082 more words

Breaking the Silence

I struggled to write this blog because I normally try to keep things positive. But I’m creating this three-part series to bring awareness to what it’s like to be deaf, which isn’t all rainbows and ponies. 1,561 more words