A Hearing Technology Moron

After 40-odd years of using various pieces of assistive technology, you’d think I’d be well past the basics – you know, like knowing how to turn it on and off. But I haven’t. Technology continues to floor me as much as it did when I was in my 20s. At that time, the only electronic,…

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I Have Hearing Loss. My Partner Doesn’t. Help!

In the vocabulary of people with hearing loss (PWHL), a person who doesn’t require amplification, implants, captioning, or clear speech from everyone is referred to as ‘hearing’. As in, I have hearing loss and my husband is hearing. I refer to him in my work as the Hearing Husband, but should you meet him, he…

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