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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I am a Teacher with Hearing Loss

Editor’s Note:  HearingHealthMatters.org is pleased to feature two related articles by teacher Bonnie Stone this week.  In the Better Hearing Consumer, she discusses how a devastating sudden hearing loss and subsequent cochlear implantation have affected her career as an elementary school teacher.  When you are finished this article, visit Hearing Views, where she questions the rationale of advising…

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