Have you ever wondered what other people think about you? Or what their first impression of you was? Or how their perspective of you changed over time from when you first met? I had those questions myself, so I decided what better way to get the answers than to ask somebody that knows me well? … Continue reading A Different Perspective: Interview with a Friend
We’re in the middle of a pandemic, and our days have gotten quieter. There are not as many cars on the road and not as many people outside – it’s as if the volume of the world has been turned down. For those of us with hearing loss, this may come as a relief, because … Continue reading Why Are Our Brains So Loud?
“If you could, would you ever change being hearing impaired?” I wrap my hands around my coffee and raise the cup to my lips. The bitter liquid warms my throat. I open my mouth. “Not a chance.” The above excerpt is one of the last lines of my book, Hearing Differently. That answer is still … Continue reading What if I was born without hearing loss?
All public and private sector organizations with 50 or more employees are required to be WCAG (Web Content Accessibility Guidelines) 2.0 AA accessible by January 1, 2021. If you read that line, and went ‘huh?’, I don’t blame you. To simplify it, all organizations with 50 or more employees are required to have their websites … Continue reading Compliance vs. Accessibility: What More Can We Do In The Workplace?
Happy belated Valentine’s Day! I hope that everyone is taking advantage of the discount chocolate and candies being sold in stores right now. This past Valentine’s Day had me thinking a little about my relationships – with friends, family, colleagues and of course, romantic relationships. My first serious relationship was when I was 21, and … Continue reading I Stayed in a Toxic Relationship Because of my Hearing Loss