Travel Alert: What Passengers with Hearing Loss Really Need

(Hint: It’s not a wheelchair.)   I travel frequently for pleasure and business. My severe hearing loss poses no problem when I’m traveling with family or friends, who take over the most crucial communication chores. I depend on them to catch unexpected gate changes, pilot announcements about engine failure, and what train station we’re coming…

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Of Cats & Closed Captioning

It was a road trip gone wrong. No, the car didn’t break down in the middle of nowhere and nobody got hurt. It was much much worse – there was a closed captioning crisis in our hotels! The Hearing Husband and I were driving from British Columbia to meet family in Lake Tahoe. It was…

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