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Allergies, Eyes, Candy (aka Lazy Post Title) by Wendi Patient Expert Dave finally had his appointment at the South Bend VA Clinic and folks, we have a winner! We both liked the doctor (actually a FNP) and the clinic itself. Now that’s he’ ... Read on »
Time Lapse by Denise Portis Patient ExpertFacebook One of my first photos, 1966 with my mother and older brother, Lee. My life today… Oh to be able to see a time lapse of your life! Recently, someone I knew f ... Read on »
Frequently Asked Questions About Speech and Articulation by Rachel C. Patient Expert Here are some of the most common questions I hear about speech, articulation, and people with hearing loss. My child is [age] and doesn’t say the [b, f, s, k, etc.] sound ye ... Read on »
Cochlear Implants, Residual Hearing, and Hybrid CIs by Rachel C. Patient Expert “When you get a cochlear implant, all of your natural hearing is destroyed.” This used to be the common wisdom: get a cochlear implant, forgo any residual hearing (hearing t ... Read on »
FAQs about Hearing Loss, Hearing Technology, and Auditory Verbal Therapy by Rachel C. Patient Expert When you meet someone new, one of the first questions we tend to ask is, “What do you do?”  When I tell people that I teach children with hearing loss to listen and speak, i ... Read on »
Fear turns to empathy by Rouchi      Prisha with her hearing issues deals with many other issues. Being understood, being accepted by people, at times limited understanding of few things, f ... Read on »
An App that lets you converse with the deaf, no sign language necessary by Steve C. Patient Expert Transcense is a new app that accurately translates conversations in real time so the deaf and hard of hearing can participate in meetings, presentations and conversations. T ... Read on »
Busting the Myth of “Cochlear Implants Don’t Work” by Rachel C. Patient Expert Opponents of cochlear implants, or CI skeptics, or even those who are neutral but uninformed often parrot the lines that “Some people just don’t do well with cochlear implan ... Read on »
Culturally Sensitive Therapy by Rachel C. Patient Expert One of my favorite parts of my job is the fact that I get to spend time with so many amazing, interesting, terrific families of children with hearing loss.  Thanks to teleth ... Read on »
i am having trouble with anexi ... by groovychik007 Patient ExpertFacebook i am having trouble with anexity  at the moment Read on »