Tiny, Daily Miracles of Hearing

A miracle, in my books, is an unexpected occurrence that causes a wonderful, however small, change in your life. Forever, for a day or even just for a moment. The hearing of sounds can be that kind of miracle. Lately I’ve been too focused on the roadblocks on the typical hearing loss journey. You know…

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I Hear What Ruben Hears in ‘Sound of Metal’

I finally watched ‘Sound of Metal’, prepared to dislike it intensely. Truth? I was hoping I would dislike it intensely, because of everything I’d heard: how it got so much wrong about cochlear implants (CI), its single-note depiction of Deaf Culture bias against cochlear implants, its misrepresentation of how hearing health professionals work and, most…

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