July 16, 2019

This airplane game makes speech learning fun

This fun speech and listening games can help children with hearing loss develop vital skills they need for language development.
July 12, 2019
child's audiology appointment

Watch: What to expect at a child’s audiology appointment

Visiting any kind of doctor for a child can be daunting, it is nothing to be nervous about! Here's what to expect at your child's audiology appointment
July 11, 2019
mild-moderate hearing loss often get overlooked

How mild-moderate hearing loss often is overlooked in the classroom

People with mild-moderate hearing loss often get overlooked and tend to not have intervention services. This can significantly impact classroom performance. Karen Putz once said, “A little hearing loss on […]
July 2, 2019
leadership in children with hearing loss

Born to lead- Leadership in Children with Hearing Loss

My five-year-old son, who has hearing loss, continues to surprise me. In fact, there is a growing list of characteristics he possesses that at one point I didn’t think was […]
July 1, 2019
hearing loss challenges

5 everyday hearing loss challenges made a little easier

When you have hearing loss, it is inevitable that you’ll experience challenges, but, that doesn’t mean that there’s nothing you can do to make your life easier. There is an […]
June 21, 2019
traveling with a Roger microphone

Traveling with a Roger microphone

How you hear and communicate can affect a travel experience. I remembered to use my Roger microphone when traveling, which made a big difference.
June 20, 2019
hearing loss challenges

Hearing loss challenges: How to deal with your inner critic

There are many hearing loss challenges, such as dealing with an inner critic. It can be hard, but you can overcome your own criticism.
June 18, 2019
hearing loss denial

Why are we in denial of our hearing loss?

The saying "ignorance is bliss" wasn’t said by someone with hearing loss as nothing could be further from the truth. Hearing loss denial is a real thing.
June 14, 2019
help my child with hearing loss

Listening to different hearing aids taught me how to better help my daughter

When my daughter, Lucy, needed her first pair of hearing aids, I felt totally bewildered. Like 92% of parents, I was a “normal hearing” person, trying to make a decision […]
June 12, 2019
teaching deaf child English and sign language

Why our deaf daughter is learning both spoken English and ASL

When my kiddo was diagnosed with hearing loss, the health department sent us a chart of communication options. On one side, it said “visual.” On the other, it said “auditory.” […]
June 7, 2019
hearrings

How to make DYI “hearrings” for hearing aids

There are many different ways to decorate and bedazzle your hearing aids. Whether it is using tape, stickers or jewelry. Ellie, a teenager with hearing loss, shows us her favorite […]
June 4, 2019
dating tips for those new to hearing loss

Dating Tips for Those New to Hearing Loss

Being single and hard of hearing is not funny, unless you happen to be a sitcom writer. If you happen to find yourself alone and you’re over 50, it can […]
June 3, 2019
lost hearing aid

Finding my baby’s lost hearing aid

What’s as small as a paperclip, as pricey as a computer, and as easily lost as the remote control? A hearing aid, of course. Finding my baby’s lost hearing aid was […]
May 30, 2019
fears as a child with hearing loss

7 fears I had as a child with hearing loss

I was talking with my parents recently about things I was scared of as a child. Some of them directly correlated to my hearing loss. I started thinking more about […]
May 24, 2019
hard of hearing

What parties are like for me as a hard of hearing person

As a hard of hearing person, conversing at parties can be a nerve-racking affair. But I navigate the rough waters with a smile on my face and a somewhat flawed […]
May 14, 2019
things to know about living with hearing loss

5 things I wish hearing people would know

Natalie, a teenager with hearing loss, shares a few things she experiences on a regular basis, and what she wishes hearing people would know about living with hearing loss.
May 9, 2019
when a group of deaf and hard of hearing people are together

Things that happen when a group of deaf and hard of hearing people are together

May 3, 2019

How I explain my hearing loss to friends and family

April 30, 2019
Learning a language with hearing loss

Learning a Foreign Language with Hearing Loss

April 29, 2019
dating with hearing loss

Why dating in the hearing world is hard for deaf people