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Back to the Grind Stone

Had our annual Labour day long weekend party this weekend past. It was one of the stranger experiences for me in a long while because, for the first time in years, I knew come today- I would have to get back to work. 217 more words

Writing

7 Week Old Hears For The First Time

When Lachlan was born, he was diagnosed with moderate to severe hearing loss in both ears. At 7 weeks old, he received his first hearing aids. 11 more words

Humanity

Shouting Won't Help: Why I--and 50 Million Other Americans--Can't Hear You

By Katherine Bouton. Farrar, Strauss and Giroux, 272 pages, $26.

Reviewed by Jules Wagman

Katherine Bouton is totally deaf in her left ear and her hearing is getting progressively worse in her right. 590 more words

Non-fiction

CI on Summer Vacation

I am writing this from the front passenger seat of a Honda Pilot where I am returning from summer vacation with my cochlear implant.  And my family.   773 more words

Cochlear Implant

"But I Don't See You As Disabled!" The Flip Side of "But You Look so Normal!"

If someone finds out I’m hard of hearing, one common response is, “But you look so normal!” Since I first confronted that statement as a junior in college, I now know how to feel when someone says it. 1,071 more words

Community Blog

NIHL - Are You Going Deaf

Whilst studying at college to get onto studying acoustics at Salford University, I had to produce a mini dissertation of sorts. Whilst the project that I undertook was a lot of work, it was also very rewarding and yielded some interesting results, especially with regards to the questionnaire side of it. 543 more words

Acoustics

Hearing Aid Styles

Ask The Experts Article – September 2014 – Hearing Aid Styles

Hello, my name is Michael Peterson, Owner and Operator of Legacy Hearing Centre in Lethbridge. 509 more words