August 29, 2019
advanced bionics aqua case

Finally, I can swim with my cochlear implants!

This was the first summer I could finally swim with my cochlear implants. Now, I have a newfound appreciation for my Advanced Bionics Aqua Case, a waterproof cochlear implant solution. 
July 28, 2017
deaf and hard of hearing swimmers

Facebook video sparks bright change for deaf college swimmers

A new light system allows deaf and hard of hearing swimmers to be notified by lights on the block when the race starts.
July 25, 2017
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Ask Anna: Can swimmer’s ear cause hearing loss?

Ask Anna is a weekly advice column for the hearing loss community. Dear Anna, During the summer months, my children are constantly in the pool. Every so often one of […]
September 30, 2016
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Why I’m traveling the world, despite my hearing loss

I am happiest outside of my comfort zone and in new environments. Even with bi-lateral, severe-to-profound hearing loss, I’m following my passions to travel and do extreme sports.  The challenges […]
November 23, 2015

Confessions of a teenage deaf lifeguard

Lifeguarding requires patience, attentiveness, responsibility and (most importantly) the ability to jump into the water at any given moment. That’s why for me, as a hearing aid wearer and person […]