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High school valedictorian gives inspiring speech about achieving success with hearing loss

High school valedictorian gives inspiring speech about achieving success with hearing loss

Catherine Parr, 2017 Valedictorian of Haldane High School, gives an inspiring speech about how small acts of kindness and support from her classmates, faculty and family, led to achieving great success with hearing loss. Catherine has a hearing loss due to recurring cholesteatoma. Her hearing loss has fluctuated dramatically through the years from mild/moderate to […]

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Teens with Hearing Loss: How to be an advocate for your education

Teens with Hearing Loss: How to be an advocate for your education

Finding out what works best for you in school can be frustrating. It's hard to pinpoint what accommodations help classroom learning. Here are my tips:

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NFL-inspired hearing aids help six-year-old take on the classroom and field

NFL-inspired hearing aids help six-year-old take on the classroom and field

Justin has worn his NFL-inspired hearing aids every day, slowly realizing in different occasions what he had previously missed out on.

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3 (More) Tips for Communicating with Teachers as a Deaf Teen

3 (More) Tips for Communicating with Teachers as a Deaf Teen

Catherine Parr, 2017 Valedictorian of Haldane High School, gives an inspiring speech about how small acts of kindness and support from her classmates, faculty and family, led to achieving great success with hearing loss. Catherine has a hearing loss due to recurring cholesteatoma. Her hearing loss has fluctuated dramatically through the years from mild/moderate to […]

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Living with Hearing Loss: A letter to my teenage self

Living with Hearing Loss: A letter to my teenage self

A letter to my younger teen self, a shy deaf girl, and the challenges I overcame over the years. Universal advice for all deaf and hard of hearing teens.

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