January 3, 2019
Phonak classroom resources

3 Phonak classroom resources you should know about

Over 20 years ago I started my journey as a pediatric audiologist and was fortunate to work in one of the few multidisciplinary centers that had teachers of the deaf […]
January 18, 2017
Classroom tips for Teens with Hearing Loss

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:
September 7, 2016
#hearinglosshour

Top tips from September’s #Hearinglosshour

  #HearingLossHour is an hour a month on Twitter for chats about living with hearing loss.  The theme for September’s #HearingLossHour was all about the new academic year – starting […]
August 11, 2016
concentration fatigue in deaf, hard of hearing children

What You Should Know About Concentration Fatigue

Concentration fatigue… it’s a topic that’s not really talked about within the deaf community and I’d like to raise awareness of it. Concentration fatigue for people with hearing loss, can […]
November 2, 2015

The Perils of Hearing Less in the Classroom

In another lifetime I was a middle-school teacher. It only lasted for two years, but at that time I thought it might be my career. I didn’t wear hearing aids […]
December 19, 2014

The Day I Heard Santa Claus

It was 6 A.M. on Christmas morning. My brother, Doug, and I had woken up much earlier, but our parents said, “Don’t wake us up before six.” Each minute seemed […]