How to Combat Resistance to Your Hearing Loss Self-Advocacy

Advertisements Sometimes hearing loss can feel like a no-win situation. If you don’t self-advocate, you will be left out of the conversation. But when you do, your self-advocacy behaviors are met with resistance, or worse — contempt. My recent post for HHTM discusses ways to overcome resistance to our advocacy efforts.  An excerpt from the Continue reading

An Interesting Wearable Speaker for People with Hearing Loss

Advertisements Video calls for people with hearing loss can be exhausting, especially since Zoom, the most popular service, has yet to provide free ASR captions for people with hearing loss. But, I may have found an interesting device that can help people with hearing loss, not only with endless video calls, but also for watching Continue reading

Hearing Loss in the Workplace: How to Handle A Virtual Meeting

Advertisements What better way to celebrate National Deaf Awareness month than by speaking about hearing loss in the workplace. Holly Cohen and I were pleased to share our workshop Hearing Loss in the Workplace: Strategies for Success at a large financial institution. While many elements of managing hearing loss in the workplace have remained the Continue reading

Hearing Loss Self-Advocacy Needed During Covid-19

Advertisements Do you sometimes feel like hearing loss is just one self-advocacy moment after the next? I certainly do. In my latest article for FindHearing.com, I discuss why self-advocacy is so important for people with hearing loss, especially during the time of Covid-19. My hope is that our advocacy efforts during this difficult time will Continue reading

Hearing Access: Zoom is Beta Testing Integrated Auto Captions

Advertisements Another day, another Zoom meeting. Or make that two or three Zoom meetings. Much of the world continues to operate remotely, meaning virtual communication remains critical — and without captions, these events are very challenging for people with hearing loss. Several options now exist for free auto-captioned remote conversation including Google Meet and Skype, Continue reading

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