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 […]
September 15, 2017

Why the Here To Hear Tour is so important to deaf teens

The Here to Hear Tour aims to break down stigmas around hearing loss that burdened me as a student and open a conversation to improve lives.
August 15, 2017
Schools for my Deaf Child

Thinking About Schools for my Deaf Child

My son will start school in September 2018, which for some may seem quite far away, but the time to pick a school is fast approaching and I just don’t […]
March 31, 2017
How to fight for the best education for your deaf child

How to fight for the best education for your deaf child

When your child is first diagnosed with hearing loss, some of the first thoughts are often about their educational development. Will your deaf child be able to speak? What about read? […]
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:
December 1, 2016
Tips for communicating with teachers as a deaf teen

3 (More) Tips for Communicating with Teachers as a Deaf Teen

Being a deaf student in high school can be frustrating. If you’re lucky, you’ll have teachers who understand your needs. But sometimes, you may encounter teachers who don’t have patience for […]
September 6, 2016

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

Educating children with hearing loss using 'total communication' strategies.
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 […]