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Bing bong

One minor casualty of our building works is that the doorbell stopped working.  It was at least twenty five years old so it didn’t owe us anything, but it had an excellent sound for me – a deep, long, loud buzzing – and it was a shame to lose it.  992 more words

Deaf

My crazy first week with a buzzing ear

A buzzing ear makes a surprise appearance

Looking back on the first week of realizing I had tinnitus almost brings a tear to my eye. Not to sound negative, but those that have or are currently experiencing unexplained buzzing ear sounds will know the frustrations and stupid thoughts that come with tinnitus. 138 more words

Deaf

June 2017

“However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at.”
Stephen Hawking, astrophysicist with ALS affliction.

“Ask the Doctor”

Dr. Mark Wohlgemuth, MD, ENT (Head & Neck Associates of OC) and Dr. 163 more words

Chapter Meetings

Midweeks on Mute: Syncopated Beats

It never ceases to astound me how many people seem to permanently wear their earphones. Nowadays, ‘I love music’ doesn’t mean that you play an instrument or take delight in mixing tracks, singing in choirs, and writing new tunes for old songs. 321 more words

Deafness

When You Want to Smack 'Em With Your Cane

When you are differently-abled, going to the bathroom can be a pain in the… well?

… BUTT.

If you are partnered with a service dog, it can make the process even trickier until you get a nice routine down. 649 more words

Hearing Loss

The Action Plan for Hearing Loss in Wales

This framework sets out what NHS Wales wants to achieve in an integrated health and social care system for D/deaf/people living with hearing loss.

The Framework is in three parts: 78 more words

Current: Issue 10 (Spring 2017)

Happy New Ears!

May 19, 2017

The day James got his new ears.

It was a whirlwind of a day to be honest. I have thought about this day and how it would go in my head for months. 1,360 more words