The “I Love Captions” Club is Growing!

What a difference captioning – all kinds of captioning – make when the spoken... Read More

Those Deaf Moments (Before Hearing Technology Goes On)

When someone describes their hearing level using standard phrases, the rest of us can... Read More

Asking Someone to Repeat Themselves (Is OK!)

It irks me when people with hearing loss, including me, are reluctant to ask... Read More

Before I Got My Cochlear Implant

I’ve had hearing loss all my life and it’s been a journey of shocks... Read More

Why Hearing is Important to a Person with Hearing Loss

I like to hear – because with help, I can. And I can because... Read More


Yes, Virginia, You Will Hear Music Again

When hearing aids are no longer strong enough, a cochlear implant (CI) can be... Read More

Do You Have Any Hearing Loss Relationship “Complaints”?

Regardless of who you live with, if one of you has hearing loss, communication... Read More

Why Me?

I recently read an article about a woman who was suffering from some sort... Read More

Changing My Life with Hearing Loss

I love reading the stories of people who have changed their stories. People who... Read More

Hearing Loss Technology: Got it? Flaunt it!

Hearing aids have yet to reach the same level of high fashion as eyeglasses.... Read More


Gulp! First Visit to a New Audiologist

Today, I met with a new audiologist for the first time.  Well, she’s not... Read More

The Hearing Loss Battle Cry

This month, at least two countries are celebrating historic independence as nations. It was... Read More

The Many Gifts of Hearing Loss

  Optimists see the silver lining in the dark clouds.  Creative people  people make lemonade... Read More

Wedding Vows for Hard of Hearing People

What happens if the groom says “I Do,” and the bride says “Pardon?”  If you... Read More

I Have Hearing Loss. My Partner Doesn’t. Help!

In the vocabulary of people with hearing loss (PWHL), a person who doesn’t require... Read More