December 13, 2019
hearing loss made me a better astrologer

How my hearing loss has made me a better astrologer

When reflecting on my profession, I've realized hearing loss has made me a better astrologer. Here are five qualities I have gained from my hearing loss.
December 11, 2019
holiday party tips for people with hearing loss

Holiday party tips for people with hearing loss

Just because we have hearing loss shouldn’t mean that we miss out on this holiday season. With a little foresight and planning, we can have as much fun as any other […]
December 3, 2019
gift guide for people with hearing loss

2019 Holiday Gift Guide for people with hearing loss

The holidays can be stressful, especially when trying to decide what gifts to buy. I've rounded up a 2019 Holiday Gift Guide for people with hearing loss.
November 26, 2019
FM system

How I got an FM system for my toddler

An FM system can be confusing for a parent new to the world of hearing loss. What is an FM system, and how can you get one?
November 22, 2019
hearing aid evolution

Hearing Aid Evolution – An Imagined Retrospective

As a hearing aid wearer, I’ve always been fascinated with hearing aid evolution. The device has come a long way. Who knows what it'll be like in the future.
November 6, 2019
astrology of deaf celebrities

The Astrology of 8 Deaf and Hard of Hearing Celebrities

The astrology of deaf celebrities will tell you more about them. The astrological charts of eight deaf celebrities are profiled.
October 22, 2019
book clubs and hearing loss

Tips for joining a book club when you have hearing loss

The next best thing to reading books is discussing them. But, as with many social activities, book clubs can be difficult to participate with a hearing loss.
July 31, 2019
studying abroad with a hearing loss

Studying Abroad with a Hearing Loss

Studying abroad with a hearing loss was never a dream of mine. I took Spanish all throughout high school. It was reasonably easy for me, but the idea of residing […]
July 26, 2019
deaf community

Finding Community in the Deaf/deaf World

The more and varied challenges a person experiences in life, the harder it can be to feel understood. This is the case for so many deaf and hard of hearing […]
June 18, 2019
hearing aid accessories

Hearing Aid Accessories

Sometimes hearing aid accessories can not only supplement but extend the lifespan and functionality of your hearing aids.
June 17, 2019
hearing aid accessories for the classroom

4 hearing technology accessories used in the classroom by teens with hearing loss

For many teachers, having a hard of hearing or deaf student can be eye-opening and present new challenges such as trying to decipher the code of hearing technology. Many deaf […]
May 28, 2019
cope with hearing loss

5 ways to cope with hearing loss

Hearing loss offers many challenges, including often throwing obstacles in our path. It is up to us to implement strategies to smooth out our path. With a little foresight, these annoyances […]
May 24, 2019
hard of hearing

What parties are like for me as a hard of hearing person

As a hard of hearing person, conversing at parties can be a nerve-racking affair. But I navigate the rough waters with a smile on my face and a somewhat flawed […]
May 9, 2019
when a group of deaf and hard of hearing people are together

Things that happen when a group of deaf and hard of hearing people are together

What happens when a group of deaf and hard of hearing people are together? Our mannerisms shift. I was at my winter camp for the US Deaf Women’s National Soccer […]
April 24, 2019
learning ASL

Why my husband finally decided to start learning ASL

Cue the trumpets: My husband Kevin finally is learning American Sign Language, or ASL.
April 16, 2019

My experience group camping with a hearing loss

Being on a group camping trip with a hearing loss exposed me to more than just the elements; it revealed a lack of confidence. For a while, I was the […]
April 15, 2019
hard of hearing siblings

What it is like growing up with hard of hearing siblings

I’m not the only person with hearing loss in my family. Fortunately (or unfortunately depending on how you look at it) I have two hard of hearing siblings, and one […]
March 28, 2019
flowers

When I’ve Used My Hearing Loss to My Advantage

  I’ve written before on the advantages of being a hard of hearing traveler and the positives of my hearing loss as told by the people of my childhood. I […]
March 26, 2019
hard of hearing football player

Cas Mastropaolo: Future hard of hearing football star

Cas Mastropaolo’s dream is to play football in the NFL. With recent recognition by CNN as a Positive Athlete, he’s well on the way. His journey is all the more […]
March 18, 2019

What my debate competitions taught me about advocacy

Speech and debate is a wonderful activity. It can simultaneously serve as a platform for self-expression and education, allowing for productive discourse on ethical dilemmas in the world around us. […]