What does it feel like to lose your hearing? Read inside…
Many of us knew what we’d be getting if Donald Trump were to become president. However, some are finding out the hard way. A blowhard, he has been keeping his campaign promises: doing away with the Affordable Care Act (commonly known as Obamacare), going ahead with the DAPL construction (Dakota Access Pipeline), defunding federal dollars to Planned Parenthood and more. The most troubling thing is his (and the Republican Congressional majority) doing away with the ACA. This affects many people, especially those of us who are considered disabled. The deaf/Hard of Hearing and those with mental health issues are now fighting an uphill battle in trying to make sure they can afford coverage to basic things like getting a …
In my last FaceBook Live, one of the questions asked of me was, “What does it feel like to tic?”
Yesterday, my son and I went to see both Rogue Squadron and Hidden Figures. Two movies we both were waiting to see for months! Little did we know what was waiting for us on the silver screen.
It’s the New Year and I want to talk a little about overcoming stress and anxiety in the workplace, while working with Hearing people….. Faith that things will get better is what keeps me pushing to do better and keep living life, but sometimes I have to hit “Pause” and step back.
A couple of weeks ago, I became aware of a young woman named Dr. Lampra Jones who holds monthly “silent dinners” in Atlanta.
No one ever said being a father was easy. In fact, I’ve found the challenges of fatherhood to be harder as a deaf father of a teenage hearing son. Now, let me be clear: I love my son. There isn’t anything I wouldn’t do for him if he needed it. I have been there since before he was born. And it hasn’t been easy, especially when I broke up with his mother. It was very painful time and full of adjustments, concessions and agreements… with disagreements sprinkled here and there. Still though, these are things many families deal with. However, as many deaf parents of hearing children will attest, when your child becomes a teenager and puberty rears …
It’s been a while since I’ve made a new post for D/T and we’re rearing to go with new content. But for those who are new here, allow me this introduction.
Today, we meet a man from across the pond (England), a reader of this blog and someone who contacted me, saying
One of the things I’ve had to get used to after getting my CI was learning about the things I missed out on when I wasn’t able to hear any longer. Everything from music to the sound of my son’s voice.