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Researchers create mobile phones for sign language by DeafBlog Patient Expert Posted Thu 03 Dec 2009 12:41pm For those who are deaf or hard of hearing, mobile phone use has largely been limited to text messaging. But technology is catching up: Cornell researchers have created mobiles that allow deaf people to communicate in sign language - the same way hearing people use phones to talk. "We completely take mobile phones for granted," sai ... Read on »
Cool hearing aid designs by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 30 Oct 2008 3:31pm 1 Comment I didn’t know Bernafon make hearing aids, and how cool are these?! ©RPAT For mild to severe ski-slope hearing loss. The SwissEar reminds me of a Swiss penknife. VERY trendy! For mild/moderate hearing loss. When developing the Brite hearing aid system, the designers placed emphasis on a redefinition of how hearing aids are perc ... Read on »
Hearing Loss, Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Products & Devices for Deaf by Hear World Communications Posted Sat 20 Nov 2010 11:04am Hearing Loss which is also known as "deafness", "hearing impairment "is the condition in which a human is unable to hear or detect the sound. It can be fully and partial both. Hearing Loss can be measured according to the frequency of sound such as mild, profound, moderate or severe. It is measured in DB. Conductive, Sensor, Mixed and central ... Read on »
Deaf, Hearing Impaired, Hard of Hearing... by Megan S. Posted Wed 11 Jan 2012 1:24pm Warning: overanalysis ahead. I tend to do this, just ask my husband! I was at work yesterday and happened to mention to a patron that I am deaf. His response surprised me - "What?! You can't be deaf. You're talking to me, aren't you?" In my time since writing this blog, I have considered how to explain my hearing loss to people. I grew up w ... Read on »
Deaf-blind communication goes portable by DeafBlog Patient Expert Posted Mon 10 Aug 2009 3:32pm A new portable device for deaf-blind people allows them to have face-to-face conversations, make phone calls using a text relay service and communicate by SMS. The DeafBlind Communicator consists of a Braille note-taker linked by Bluetooth to a mobile phone. It is made by assistive technology firm HumanWare and was developed in partnersh ... Read on »
My Hearing, My Future by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 20 Oct 2011 5:30am A competition, My Hearing, My Future , is now open to young people aged 10-18 years. Entries are invited in English or British Sign Language. Participants are invited to be creative and come up with a winning idea for using science to help improve life for the deaf, deafened or hard of hearing. Previous winners have come up with som ... Read on »
Long live unreasonable people by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 30 Oct 2008 6:02pm Brian had his phone stolen on 1st June and I’m telling his story to enlighten you on Virgin’s “service” to its disabled customers. He tried to telephone Virgin when he got home to notify them of the loss but could barely hear the answerphone, let alone make out the options of which keys to press for what. He tried a few times, but in t ... Read on »
The mobile for the hard of hearing by DeafBlog Patient Expert Posted Thu 05 Aug 2010 8:56am Amplicom M6000 is ideal for anyone with hearing loss as it comes equipped with a ring-tone that can blare out 100 decibels. It won't make you popular with the neighbours, but if you are hard of hearing and do not always hear your mobile ring, it could be the phone for you. With a ring tone that can reach 100 decibels, the ... Read on »
Not Deaf Enough: Raising a Child Who Is Hard of Hearing by Lucas Mommy .. Patient Expert Posted Fri 08 May 2009 11:06pm I haven't done a book review in a while, but that doesn't mean I'm not reading! This book was lent to me by Lucas's teacher of the deaf. I read it on the plane to and from California, reading the chapters that were interesting to me, and skipping the ones that were not. It's called Not Deaf Enough: Raising a Child Who Is Hard of Hearing, by Patrici ... Read on »
17 Misconceptions about People with Hearing Loss by Danielle N. Patient Expert Posted Fri 18 Dec 2009 1:53pm 1 Comment I got this wonderful email from a friend of mine named Janice who happens to be a fantastic advocate for those of us with hearing loss. Thanks Janice so much for always helping us!!! Here is what she wrote in a Magazine. 17 Misconceptions about People with Hearing Loss By: Janice Schacter Misconceptions about people who are deaf or hard of h ... Read on »