The Divide Between Being Hearing and Hard Of

In a recent article, “Are Hearing People Finally Getting It?”, I wrote how the pandemic’s use of masks have given hearing people a sharp glimpse into what it might be like to have hearing loss. Specifically – what it means to be dependent on speechreading to understand. The world has been brought face-to-partial-face. While some…

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Are Hearing People Finally “Getting It”?

Who thought that it would come to this?  Who knew that it would take an international health crisis for the light bulb to go on? Not me, I admit. I thought that if hearing health advocates around the world just kept at it with our advocacy, the hearing world would finally ‘get’ what it means…

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