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„Remco’s journey: from hearing aid to CI“

Remco is hearing impaired, wears hearing aids and is a social worker in daily life. Recently, he is discussing a CI (Cochlear Implant). In this section, Remco writes about his process from hearing aid wearer to CI wearer. 577 more words

Hard Of Hearing

Parents: Get Those Hands Up

We were at an event for a local children’s D/HH program tonight. While the event wasn’t targeted at signing families, all of the families there said they sign with their children. 533 more words

Deaf

What is a Deaf Mentor?

Well, I intended on posting our second VLOG during Deaf Awareness Week last week, but it has been quite a couple of weeks, and I missed the boat!   908 more words

Family

"Job: searched and found ..."


In this new section I will regularly write about the topic “work” myself, or invite guest bloggers. The aim of this section is to approach “work and hearing impairment” in an open and versatile way, to show the bottlenecks and positive sides. 550 more words

Hard Of Hearing

How Many Fingers are You Holding Up?

Lola tried not to look concerned, but there was something nagging at her.

“All right”, She said with determination. “How many fingers am I holding up?” She asked him to see how well he heard what she was saying. 876 more words

Stories

Queering and Hearing - Speaking Myself out of the silence.

TW: disabled slur reference, mentions of anxiety.

From a young age, I’ve been assigned a role I never asked for. I have been a teacher on a subject I’ve never been taught about myself. 1,166 more words