How to Tell / What to Do If I’m Not Hearing You

“You have hearing loss? Really!? You speak so well!” (Because my mommy taught me.) “You don’t look like you have hearing loss.” (You were maybe expecting a permanent expression of “huh?”) Here’s some breaking news:  I WANT YOU TO KNOW I DON’T HEAR WELL. That way, you’ve got a head start on my needs. You…

Read More

You Gotta Laugh About Hearing Loss

Dear Shannon, How are you doing?  It was great seeing you again at last year’s Hearing Loss Association of America convention!  I’ve never laughed so hard like when we shared all those hearing loss stories in the lounge – my stomach laugh-muscles were sure sore the next morning. Remember that guy who didn’t hear his…

Read More