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I was a patient there for a while before I was discharged recently (today) for a heart-related condition. When I found out the sign on the door where I was assigned to be in a room, the ignorance about Deaf people by labelling them “hearing impaired”–a damaging image of Deaf people.

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Where's Tony?

On Maundy Thursday I headed out with my companion Tony to my local supermarket, whilst there I bumped into my sister, or rather she bumped into me, Tony as usual remained quiet, my sister invited me to hers for tea.  541 more words


Keep Calm and Have a Cochlear Implant?

An alarm sound went off while I was walking along a busy road. It was ear piercing! I swayed a little to one side. Was it a siren? 727 more words

Cochlear Implant, Deafness, Deaf, Hearing Loss, Hearing Aids

Tutorial: How To Transcribe A YouTube Video In 5 Different Ways

by isitebuild

If you want to boost the rankings of your videos on youtube upload a transcript of your video content. YouTube will create captions of the words spoken in your video.This means that the hearing impaired can also read the content contained in your videos. 514 more words


Check out Unit 3 - Amplification!

April 2, 2017

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The latest unit in the Interactive Self-Advocacy Notebook is available here.  I hope you find it useful!   52 more words

We've Been Approved

It’s official guys!! James has officially been approved to receive cochlear implants in both ears!!! His surgery date April 25th which is only a month away!! 630 more words

Hyperacusis, reduced sound tolerance

This information came directly from: https://www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/health/conditionsandtreatments/hearing-problems-reduced-tolerance-to-sound

People with hyperacusis (one type of reduced tolerance to sound) often find ordinary noises too loud, while loud noises can cause discomfort and pain. 705 more words

Hearing Aid Re-tubing