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Spring Fever and Medical Alert Bracelet Update by Laurie P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness This is just a quick post. . . the weather was so nice here today! The temp's were in the 70's with a slight breeze blowing through. I had all the windows open in the house ... Read on »
The Best Birthday Present! by Laurie P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Meet Jackson Brice! He arrived today at 4:24 p.m! He weighed 8 lbs. 4 oz., is 19 inches long and has a full head of black hair! Mom, Dad, & Baby are doing great! I ... Read on »
Leaving Texas by Laurie P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Being a grandparent is GREAT! Steve and I are officially in the "Grandparent Club!" I never thought we'd get so attached to a little baby. . .he has captured our heart ... Read on »
Grandpa is here. . . by Laurie P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness . . .and all is well! Steve arrived in Texas on Wednesday night and was happy to see the newest member of our family! Steve & JacksonJackson in Grandpa's armsSteve & J ... Read on »
The Best Things Come In Small Packages by Laurie P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness "How sweet to hold a newborn baby, And feel the pride and joy he gives But greater still the calm assurance This child can face uncertain days because He lives. . ." ( ... Read on »
Tagged! by Laurie P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness I'm late jumping into this game but I was tagged for this meme by Drew's mom at Turn On My Ears, who writes/blogs about her son's hearing loss and cochlear implant. I love ... Read on »
Websites for Kids/Auditory & A/V Therapy by Laurie P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness I have several blogs that I read on a regular basis and have to tell you about a great resource for kids. This would also be perfect for auditory training and therapy for c ... Read on »
Memorial Day Tribute by Laurie P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Memorial Day is a time to reflect and remember those who have gone before us to give us the freedom that we enjoy today. Steve and I watched the National Memorial Day Conce ... Read on »
Nashville Weekend & Nashville Deaf and HOH Library by Laurie P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Me & Jennifer (or is it Jennifer and I?) I had a quick whirlwind trip to Nashville for the TCDHH meeting and had a great time visiting with Jennifer and relatives. It ... Read on »
Nashville Here I Come! by Laurie P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Just a quick post here. . . I still can't get a picture of the woodpecker! But he is beautiful. He has a zebra striped body and a red cap. I'll get his picture one of the ... Read on »
Happy Mother's Day! by Laurie P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Today is Mother's Day. It is a very special day for all women - a day to remember mothers. Even if you never gave birth to a child, it is in a woman's nature to nurture othe ... Read on »
Woodpeckers, Baby Birds, & Roses by Laurie P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness **Update**We have a very elusive woodpecker. I hear him every morning but he flies away as soon as I peek around the curtains with my camera. I'll get his picture one of t ... Read on »
Branson Deaf Appreciation Weekend by Laurie P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness I received this in my email box today from Signed Entertainment Enterprises (S.E.E.) and thought I should pass this news on to my readers. This event looks like great f ... Read on »
HLAA in Reno by Laurie P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Where do I begin to write? Four days at the HLAA Convention in Reno was not enough time to see allthe things I wanted to see, spendtime with all the friends I wanted tobe w ... Read on »
2008 HLAA Convention, Reno, Nevada! by Laurie P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness I’m on my way to the annual HLAA (Hearing Loss Association of America) Conference in Reno, Nevada! I’ve been planning for this ever since the convention last year in Okla ... Read on »
Future Cochlear Implant Candidate??? by Laurie P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness This is what I woke up to this morning. . . I was not prepared for the sudden, jarring sensation that reverberated through my processors when I turned them on! And I was ... Read on »
2008 HLAA Convention in Reno, Nevada by Laurie P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Lake Tahoe, here I come! The 2008 Hearing Loss Association of America Convention is almost here and I am really looking forward to it! It is going to be held at the Grand ... Read on »
Karen's Bionic Voyage by Laurie P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness I have a new "CI-to-be friend" and I would like to introduce her to you. I've been emailing with her for the last couple months and she is a real sweetheart. We've been tr ... Read on »
UT President is Shutting Down My Audiologist's Office! by Laurie P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness As an advocate for the Tennessee Council for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing, if anything affects the deaf and hard of hearing in East Tennessee, I stop whatever I am doing. Tod ... Read on »