November 10, 2020
deaf mom

On being a deaf mom

As a first-time mom, it took a while to realize that I should be taking advantage of my slumbering husband’s hearing.
July 16, 2020
I Read Lips Face mask

“I Read Lips”: Face masks for the deaf and hard of hearing

Face masks help prevent the spread of COVID-19, but they also cause a significant communication barrier. These "I Read Lips" face masks could help.
May 1, 2020
How are my passion for reading and hearing loss related? I often think about my hearing loss and its correlation to my ove of knowledge and reading.

How my hearing loss sparked my passion for reading

How are my passion for reading and hearing loss related? I often think about my hearing loss and its correlation to my ove of knowledge and reading.
March 18, 2020
YouTubers with hearing loss

Check out these YouTubers with hearing loss

Need something new to watch? YouTube is becoming increasingly popular, with the rise of deaf vloggers. Check out these YouTubers with hearing loss.
October 14, 2019

How Tina Lannin Became a Lip-Reading Expert

Tina Lannin has encountered many obstacles due to her deafness. But they led her to create her own company and become the UK’s foremost lip-reading expert.
January 1, 2018
new year's resolutions

Two New Year’s resolutions for people with hearing loss

New Year’s resolutions are often about setting ourselves new goals to accomplish, or new skills to learn. There are many modes of communication for deaf and hard of hearing people. […]
November 10, 2017

Study: Lipreading may be good for cochlear implant users

Is lipreading good for cochlear implant users?  Despite some theories that visual cues may hamper auditory processing, researchers say a new study shows lipreading may have a beneficial effect on […]
June 2, 2017
hearing loss in the dark

Why being in the dark is one of the hardest situations for deaf person

A lot of things are more difficult without the sense hearing, but darkness might be our biggest weakness. People with hearing loss often make up for the lack of sound […]
November 14, 2016
living with hearing loss

Growing up with Hearing Loss: How I Gained Confidence to be Myself

When I meet a new person, they often have lots of questions about my hearing loss. Did you go to a deaf school? Wow, you speak so well for someone who […]
September 6, 2016

How to Use ‘Total Communication’ When Educating Children with Hearing Loss

Educating children with hearing loss using 'total communication' strategies.
December 18, 2015

The Star Wars force is with us

With the new film being released this week, we have some fun examples of how the Star Wars fever has integrated into the hearing loss community.
January 12, 2015

My Strategies for Coping With Single-Sided Hearing Loss

When I started losing my hearing at the age of thirty, I was really embarrassed about it and I didn’t want people to know I was going deaf. It felt […]
August 27, 2014

Thank You to All the Lipreading Tutors Out There

The 8th to 12th September is Lipreading Awareness Week in the UK and so my post is in honour of the Lipreading tutors around the world. Thank you for all […]