If you are deaf or hard of hearing, do you know the best ways to access captions? Following on from my Captioning Awareness Week article, I figured this is a great chance to write an ultimate guide to access captions!
Communication is tricky and misunderstandings happen. Even with total access to sound, meaning can be lost or confused. Add hearing loss to the mix and the potential for communication breakdown compounds. When our daughter was diagnosed with a mild-to-moderate hearing loss, […]
What is Captioning Awareness Week happening November 12-18th? Captioning Awareness Week (CAW) is run by a British charity, StageText with a purpose to raise awareness of captioning and live subtitles, and reaching out to those who may not be aware […]
Who is the musician Lady Geraldine? She is a British deaf singer who rediscovered a love for music after hearing for the first time in years. Lady Geraldine Elliott was born in the English West Country, in the city of […]
Traveling, in my opinion, is one of the greatest opportunities we have as human beings. The ability to explore other cultures and experience other ways of living broadens your perspective on life. I think that we, as hard of hearing […]
“My hearing loss shouldn’t limit my life.” These are the words of Linda Almqvist, a 41‑year‑old woman who works as a driving instructor at a traffic school in Halmstad, Sweden. Her life took a turn in the right direction when […]
Mention bullying to almost anyone and, you will usually get a response which assumes that those being bullied are young people and generally within school-age. However, there is a so-called modern trend towards disability bullying, not that in reality it […]