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2nd CI Activation Day! by Laurie P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Can you tell I'm ready for SP R ING???:D Read on »
Mirror, Mirror On The Wall. . . by Laurie P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness When I woke up this morning and looked in the mirror, this is what I saw: A baby born into a wonderful and supportive family . . . ... Read on »
Quick Update by Laurie P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Greetings from Virginia Tech. I know some of you are wondering how Brad & Chris are doing. Chris and I are currently at Brad's apartment giving him some TLC that only a brot ... Read on »
University of Tennessee Audiology & Speech Pathology Program by Laurie P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness About Their Students The Department of Audiology & Speech Pathology is the largest program in the state and awards six degrees: (B.A. in Audiology, B.A. in Spe ... Read on »
The People I Meet - Drew & His Family by Laurie P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Last Friday, I had opportunity to meet another CI kid - Drew! His parents both write in "Turn On My Ears" and they live in Columbus, Ohio. When I was planning my trip to ... Read on »
The People I Meet - Ethan & Heather by Laurie P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Last Saturday I drove to Ohio for a little getaway. . .I take this trip once a year to have some time with family and friends. I also use this time to reflect, ponder, and ... Read on »
More Bilateral Friends by Laurie P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Michael Chorost, who wrote Rebuilt about his first cochlear implant, is going bilateral today! Think good thoughts for him! I cannot wait to read his next book! Also, D ... Read on »
I'm Still Here. . .Just Barely by Laurie P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness This is just a short post to let my readers know that I haven't dropped off the face of the earth. . .I'm dealing with some "stuff" right now and trying to find "Christmas". ... Read on »
Behind The Scenes - Pepsi Super Bowl Deaf Commercial by Laurie P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness CNN Money has published an article on the PepsiCo Super Bowl deaf commercial. Also, here is a "behind the scenes" clip link on YouTube! Read on »
Hearing Impaired and CI news by Laurie P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness The ADA (Americans With Disabilities Act) prohibits discrimination and ensures equal opportunity for persons with disabilities in employment, State and local government serv ... Read on »
Pepsi Super Bowl Deaf Commercial by Laurie P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness You have to see this! This PepsiCo ad, featuring PepsiCo employees, will be aired on February 3, 2008 during the Super Bowl pre-game program. It is slated to air on the FOX ... Read on »
Update coming soon. . . by Laurie P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness I know, I know. . . I need to write in here! I compose entries in my head all the time but no one benefits from them unless I write them down. These last few weeks have be ... Read on »
Happy New Year! by Laurie P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Happy New Year to all of my readers, friends, and family! I'm sitting here in our breakfast nook watching the sun come up over the foothills of the Smokies from the kit ... Read on »
Bilateral Cochlear Implant Anniversary by Laurie P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness A year ago today I went under the knife again to have my second cochlear implant surgery. What a year it has been! I truly love hearing in surround sound and am forever than ... Read on »
NAD Salutes PepsiCo for its Deaf Super Bowl Ad in ASL by Laurie P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness A News Release from the National Association of the Deaf Release Date: February 1, 2008 --- NAD Salutes PepsiCo for its Super Bowl Ad in ASL Silver Spring, MD ... Read on »
Medical Alert Tattoo by Laurie P. Patient Expert 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness I've been thinking about this for quite some time and thought I would put this out there for comments, ideas, and suggestions. . . . Because I have bilateral cochlear i ... Read on »
It's SNOWING. . . . by Laurie P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness . . .in West Virginia! Apparently it is snowing back home in Tennessee, too. I've been traveling in Morgantown, WV with my husband on business this week. We rented a car and ... Read on »
Nashville Pictures by Laurie P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Downtown Nashville I'm home again but I'm unpacking and repacking my suitcase for another trip. . . here are some pictures from the weekend. Enjoy! Aunt Nelda and Lauri ... Read on »
New Processor, New Places, New Sounds by Laurie P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness I have time for a quick post this morning. I'm currently in Nashville for my Governor's Council meeting and am staying at the Doubletree Hotel downtown. When I'm in a new pl ... Read on »
Happy Easter! by Laurie P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Happy Easter and Happy Spring! I have neglected this blog far too long and have several posts written (but not ready to post.) I have not forgotten you, my readers, and ... Read on »