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Hearing Loss Simulator: Understanding mild and moderate hearing loss.

Hearing Loss Simulator: Understanding mild and moderate hearing loss.

We’ve put together a group of audio files that simulate what someone with sensorineural hearing loss is able to hear in specific contexts.
“Mom, dad why you don’t wear hearing aids?”

“Mom, dad why you don’t wear hearing aids?”

“Mom, Dad, why do I wear hearing aids and you don’t?” My son asked with curiosity mixed with confusion in his eyes. When Ayden first expressed his awareness of his hearing aids, my husband and I knew this was one moment of many to come to influence how he viewed himself.

I will never be able to make our children feel a certain way about their hearing aids and hearing loss. However, I can create a culture in our home that fosters self-confidence, resilience, and courage.

With the language we use, the attitudes we portray, and the beliefs we hold as parents, we have a significant influence on how our children see themselves.

4 Inclusion Tips for Deaf Awareness Week

4 Inclusion Tips for Deaf Awareness Week

For Deaf Awareness Week, let’s really listen.

This might sound really obvious, but communication issues are the biggest challenges for hard-of-hearing people. Over the past year of blogging as Deafie Blogger, I’ve encountered many situations where deaf people have been let down by the system and can lead to endless frustration.

The Challenges of Hearing Loss at Work: Conquering the Conference Room.

The Challenges of Hearing Loss at Work: Conquering the Conference Room.

Coping with hearing loss at work can be challenging. Here are some tips and tools to make it easier. Real People. Real Stories.

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