Goose Bumps: Reflections from the AG Bell Convention

My guest blogger this week is Wendy Kupfer, author of the renowned children’s book “Let’s Hear It for Almigal”.  When doctors diagnosed Wendy’s daughter, Ali, with a profound hearing loss at the age of 10 months, they also predicted she would never speak.  They underestimated the determination and drive of this mother and daughter who,…

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Being Hard of Hearing in 1921

Never judge a book by its cover – even an inexpensive photocopied one – because what’s inside might be jaw-dropping. This week, sorting through 20 years’ accumulation of hearing loss material, I was about to pitch out a spiral-bound booklet called 80 Years of Looking & Learning.  I opened it and was mesmerized.   Compiled in 2001…

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