Through my writing, research and teaching, I seek to deepen the conversation about hearing loss and the impact that it has on children, families, and learning.
Advocacy for the hard of hearing child should come from an openness to educate those who don’t understand.
The minute you find out your child has hearing loss you step into a role that you most likely never imagined for yourself all those months, or years, ago when you first looked down and saw those two lines on your home pregnancy test; the role of teacher. What does this mean for yourself and for your relationship with others? You might not realize it yet but you are on your way to becoming an expert. And it’s a role you need to assume, whether you like it or not. Some of us might receive … [Read More...]