Life Without Captions

Do you use captioning?  On TV, perhaps, or in the theater, or on internet videos?  Perhaps you enjoy CART (Communication Access RealtimeTranslation) at live events?   It’s not easy to explain the simple power of turning the captions “ON” for people who have difficulty hearing the spoken word. It’s the difference between dark and light, confusion…

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Turning Off Taps & Putting Out Fires

Hoo-boy! Hearing loss can sure change a girl’s life. It transforms you into a pardon-me-parrot.  You become an ear-poker, making sure your hearing aids are there and working. You turn into a vigilante, looking for rule-breakers of the Gospel of Good Communication; heaven help the husband or friend or child who doesn’t face us, speak up, or repeat…

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