Need to Know

The Need to Know category serves as a foundational resource for essential information, guidelines, and updates relevant to the hard-of-hearing community and those seeking to support them. This category covers a broad spectrum of topics, including legal rights, healthcare access, educational accommodations, and advocacy efforts. Aimed at equipping readers with knowledge and tools, our posts are meticulously researched and presented with clarity to ensure you have the information needed to navigate the complexities of hearing impairment. Whether you're seeking guidance, looking to advocate, or simply aiming to broaden your understanding, the Need to Know category is your go-to source for essential insights.
A thoughtful duo, an adult and a young one, are comfortably nestled on the cozy confines of a sofa. Their worlds currently revolved around the engaging universe unfurling from within the pages of a shared book. Holding it up between them acts as their bridge to shared understanding; their common ground despite hearing challenges.

Empowering Youth: Navigating Hard of Hearing vs Deafness

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Understanding Auditory Impairments in the Young: A Comprehensive Guide Auditory impairments in youth encompass a spectrum of conditions that affect hearing capabilities. The…

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Voices Unheard: Connecting with the Deaf and Hard of…

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Katiamari Roman shares her journey, shedding light on the communication barriers faced by the hard of hearing community and how we can bridge…

Understanding presbycusis is important for seniors

Embracing the Echoes of Time: Understanding Presbycusis

ByDonna McGill08313

Navigating Age-Related Hearing Loss with Grace and Knowledge Presbycusis, often unrecognized in its early stages, is a prevalent form of hearing loss that…

Picture this: A spirited and resilient young chap, engrossed in the magic of digital connectivity, stationed comfortably on a sofa. He navigates through the virtual maze with exceptional finesse, his laptop being his light and shield. Isn't technology amazing? It crafts bridges where once were walls for our hard of hearing youth. Let’s further foster those bridges, removing barriers and embracing inclusivity.

October: A Dual Call for Awareness in Breast Cancer…

ByDonna McGill08614

Elevating Awareness in Disability Employment and Education While October is widely recognized for its pink ribbons symbolizing breast cancer awareness, it simultaneously marks…

Here we have a rousing scene of enthusiastic young learners, hands reaching skywards, not merely expanding their intellects but challenging existing norms. This is no ordinary classroom scenario. These life-embracing youngsters are part of an inspiring collective - our hard-of-hearing youth - eager to learn, innovate and redefine the narrow confines of 'normal'. The spirit radiating from their upraised arms serves as an inspiring testament to their indomitable will and immense potential.

Navigating the Educational Journey: A Guide for Parents of…

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Empowering Your Child for Academic Success As the warmth of summer begins to permeate, the minds of parents with hard of hearing children…

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A thoughtful duo, an adult and a young one, are comfortably nestled on the cozy confines of a sofa. Their worlds currently revolved around the engaging universe unfurling from within the pages of a shared book. Holding it up between them acts as their bridge to shared understanding; their common ground despite hearing challenges.
Katiamari Roman - how to effectively communicate with hard of hearing
In the subdued lighting of a doctor's office, there’s this amazing young individual gripping a tray loaded with quality eyewear. Now, they are not ordinary glasses but transformative lenses aimed at revolutionizing the perception of our hard-of-hearing youth population. This isn't just about correcting vision; it's about empowering them to see their world with greater clarity and purpose.
Imagine this - a gutsy gal sporting a classic cowboy hat, strumming away an acoustic symphony on her guitar. You'll find her right there, at the heart of it all, in an event organized by us; where every strum draws smiles out of kids who might not hear like we do but feel the vibrations and understand the language of music just fine. She's not just playing some random tunes; no, she's churning out folklore that weaves stories these incredible youngsters connect to on a fundamental level. This is what makes our foundation events so remarkable and very much
Here we have a young person, sporting her hearing aid like a badge of honor, harnessing the power within herself through expressive hand gestures. She's saying no to limitations imposed by her hearing challenges and yes to empowerment. Defining herself not by her condition but through self-belief, she steps boldly into a world where potential is limitless for those who dare to pursue it. This is the spirit that fuels our foundation: promoting understanding, respect, and inclusion for hard of hearing youth as they unlock their true potential in their journey towards achieving extraordinary things!
Gene theraphy for deafness - doctor fits heading aid for a young HOH girl
GRM7 and Hearing Loss
Understanding presbycusis is important for seniors
Picture this: A spirited and resilient young chap, engrossed in the magic of digital connectivity, stationed comfortably on a sofa. He navigates through the virtual maze with exceptional finesse, his laptop being his light and shield. Isn't technology amazing? It crafts bridges where once were walls for our hard of hearing youth. Let’s further foster those bridges, removing barriers and embracing inclusivity.
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