Move Those Lips (So I Can Understand You)

Whispery voices. Lips half-glued together as they make words. Speed-talkers. Speech manglers! It’s the classic struggle for the person with hearing loss: talking with someone who has ‘poor’ articulation. Even people with typical hearing can strain to understand when speech isn’t clear. For us, well-articulated speech is challenging enough to understand, let alone words with…

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Getting Through a Bad Hearing Day

Recently, I had one of those “bad hearing days”. I found an article of mine from February 2015 that reminded me that these days do pass. Here it is, an example of self-help and strict editing. Ever had one of those days? A day packed with hearing boo-boos and embarrassing moments? A day when communication brings more pain…

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