The kids are all right: Universal Newborn Hearing Screenings

David Kirkwood first published this post in June of 2011. In 2016, we are still working to have universal newborn hearing screenings across the world. Nearly everyone would agree that there is never a good time for a baby to be born deaf or with a significant hearing loss. And children who suffer hearing loss…

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Visit to the Emergency Room

Lolly Wigall relates the frustrating experience of maneuvering an emergency situation with an elderly family member with a disability.   I was visiting my elderly father recently.  He lives across the country from me so I don’t have the opportunity to visit him very many times a year.  His health is declining, which is very…

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