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Raising deaf and hard of hearing children is an incredible experience, from the pain of diagnosis to the unexpected gifts these children bring into our lives.


3 tips for explaining mild hearing loss to friends and family

3 tips for explaining mild hearing loss to friends and family

My daughter, Lucy, got hearing aids when she was three. The road from her failed newborn hearing screening to the day she was fit with her hearing aids was a long and confusing one. It includes misdiagnoses and ambiguous test results. Our support network was with us at every step, even if they didn’t originally […]

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Mom writes children’s book about hearing aids: Max and His Hearing Aids

Mom writes children’s book about hearing aids: Max and His Hearing Aids

My daughter, Lucy, got hearing aids when she was three. The road from her failed newborn hearing screening to the day she was fit with her hearing aids was a long and confusing one. It includes misdiagnoses and ambiguous test results. Our support network was with us at every step, even if they didn’t originally […]

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Father and son find strength through hardships, inspire thousands

Father and son find strength through hardships, inspire thousands

Juan Wilson is strong, but his son gives him a great amount of strength throughout their hardships.

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5 Common Hearing Aid Challenges for Kids and How to Solve Them

5 Common Hearing Aid Challenges for Kids and How to Solve Them

My daughter, Lucy, got hearing aids when she was three. The road from her failed newborn hearing screening to the day she was fit with her hearing aids was a long and confusing one. It includes misdiagnoses and ambiguous test results. Our support network was with us at every step, even if they didn’t originally […]

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How I overcame my fear of my child’s hearing loss

How I overcame my fear of my child’s hearing loss

Fears are normal after a diagnosis of hearing loss. Here are my tips for dealing with hearing loss in children as a parent.

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