If I Were a Hearing Person (2020)

Several years ago, I wrote about the dream that many of us with chronic hearing loss have, although we would rather lick paint than admit it. In that dream, our hearing loss disappears and we can hear perfectly, unaided by technology or other people. We imagine how every part of our life would be different…

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Tina Gets a CI – Part 2

Beth—February 4, 2014 We survived The Activation. Barbara, the audiologist, presented Tina with packs containing the two processors, the behind-the-ear version (Naida) and the clip-on version (Neptune). I had less baggage when I traveled to Australia for two weeks. Right now, we’re focusing on the Naida—the manual looks like a Tom Clancy novel, but apparently…

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