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?
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?
Hearing Differently is doing a collaboration with the Canadian Hard of Hearing Association – BC Youth Peer Support Program (CHHA-YPS). CHHA-YPS is an organization that supports deaf and hard of hearing students in their navigation of school, work, and social lives. Check out their website and their resources here. I will be posting one blog … Continue reading Accessibility Services in Post-Secondary – Part Two
Do you identify as a person with a disability? I was asked this question, and it gave me some pause. I don’t know? Yes? Maybe not? When it comes to the word ‘disability’, perspective is very important. For me, it boils down to three perspectives. The first is that some people might not like the … Continue reading Do I Identify as a Person with a Disability?