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.
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.
Depression, as little as it is talked about in general, seems to come with hearing loss and Tourette’s like sweat and exercise. At least some of the time.
One of the most common misconceptions about ASL is that it’s just English said with hand signs. Nothing could be further from the truth…
Say it actually happens and you become deaf… your “youness” is now thrown out of wack with who you knew yourself to be and you can’t go back.
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