Advocacy is at the heart of Deaf/Tourette. But what ultimately inspired me? Bobbie and Zayna.
What does it feel like to lose your hearing? Read inside…
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.
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.
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.
Dating can be tough, but what if you elect to date someone who is deaf or hard of hearing?
I’m sure for all fathers-to-be, the prospect of actual fatherhood is both a joyous and scary proposition. As well it should be. But it was fraught, for me, with worries that my son would experience some of the same pains I did by inheriting my Tourette’s or become deaf.
I’m sure some of you have gone to a concert and seen a sign language interpreter transliterating the songs and probably thought to yourself, “Why are deaf people here? They can’t hear anything.”
Being a father is an amazing thing in and of itself, but helping to raise a child with the challenges I face is a rewarding experience and one I wouldn’t change for the world.
Today, we interview a young lady named Mallori Symone, an entrepreneur who happens to be hard of hearing.
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