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New Regina and Saskatoon program for deaf and hard of hearing preschoolers

A new Saskatchewan government program will support the development of communication skills for preschool children who are deaf and hard of hearing.

Children Communicating, Connecting and in Community can accommodate up to 16 children in both Regina and Saskatoon. 322 more words


The test phase is running

Last week I was not only fully occupied, the week was also mainly in the context of the test phase of my hearing aids. Apart from some minor negative experiences, there is almost nothing else to report but positive ones. 485 more words

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Welcoming Weston

Weston Gunnar Wood was welcomed into the world on July 28th, 2018 with a rather dramatic entrance. He was induced three weeks early via emergency C section due to my pregnancy complication, cholestasis, as well as having decided he was going to try and come out at an awkward angle with his neck. 501 more words

Deaf Immersion: Attending The MATA Expo

A flood of nerves had washed in as we pulled up to the Pomona Fairplex. We didn’t know what to expect. We didn’t know if we were going to be lost the entire time. 951 more words


Yes, But

I know that we all have things that we did in high school that we’re a bit embarrassed of. I definitely have a bunch, that range from mildly embarrassing to totally mortifying, and one those things that I did was improv comedy. 677 more words

Teaching (very) large classes


This semester I am teaching a large lecture course with about 175 students. I have taught this course 6 times before, with enrollment varying between 150 to 200. 923 more words


The Sound Of Thinking Outside The Box

It’s still not loud enough.

Can we boost it with a software amplifier?

No. We tried that. It has to be a hardware amplifier.

I helped design our call center.

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