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Gaining confidence through sport, teen excels with hearing loss

teen gains confidence with hearing loss through sport deaf rugby player

Encouraging children to be confident with their hearing technology often goes hand-in-hand with their confidence levels in other aspects of their lives. With the right support, knowledge and community, kids often do better with managing and talking about their hearing loss. And while parents play a large part in helping kids with hearing loss gain […]

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10 things no one tells you about being a deaf teen

10 things no one tells you about being a deaf teen

Most people think that hearing loss is associated with old age, but in fact anybody can have a hearing loss, including teenagers like me! I’m turning 20 next month, so with 7 years of experience, here’s the dl on what no one tells you about being a deaf teen:

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8 Memes that Describe the Deafie Struggle

deaf memes

Memes are a fun way to share an idea, behavior, or style from person to person within a culture. As a teenager, I use memes a lot when connecting with my friends on social media.  Here are some funny deaf memes that I’ve seen that shows some glimpses of reality for people with hearing loss. 

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

Tips for communicating with teachers as a deaf teen

Being a deaf student in high school can be frustrating. If you’re lucky, you’ll have teachers who understand your needs. But sometimes, you may encounter teachers who don’t have patience for deaf students, and having to repeat a sentence, enunciate, or give captions may seem cumbersome to them. I’ve encountered this kind of attitude a lot from […]

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5 Tips for Passing a Driving Test with Hearing Loss

tips to pass your driving test with hearing loss

Can D/deaf people drive? There’s this myth that having the ability to hear plays a role in one’s ability to drive. Back in April, I posted a blog about learning to drive with hearing loss, and shared the story of my first driving lesson. A few weeks ago, I had my practical driving test.

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