As the holidays promise us a welcome return for all those things we enjoy so much, perhaps it’s time to spare a thought for a bit of planning. The holiday season might be the season of parties, dining out and […]
Sports are a huge part of our culture nowadays, whether you watch or play. Communication is a big part of sports, which differs for deaf and hard of hearing athletes, as they communicate visually when playing sports. I played sports […]
Ryan Kerrigan doesn’t always hear his teammates out on the football field, especially when they talk into his left ear. The 29-year-old Washington Redskin’s NFL player decided to open up more about his single-sided deafness.
Speech activities for children with hearing loss don’t have to be a boring or frustrating experience. In fact, working on speech can be fun and connecting. Developing speech and language skills at a young age is important. The need to have […]
Growing up, I hid behind my hearing loss because I used to have people get frustrated with me when I would say “what?” repeatedly. If I mentioned that I had a hearing loss, I would have people slow down the […]
Osher Günsberg, the 43-year-old host of Austrailia’s The Bachelor, has been opening up about the communication challenges he has with his hearing loss, revealing more about his hearing loss journey. During an interview with The Sydney Morning Herald. Osher described the difficulties he faces […]
Living deaf in a hearing world means that we might miss a hearing person talking to us from a distance or not understand what someone is saying. Hearing friends might try to step in to let others know that I […]