CPR for Communicating With a Hearing Impaired Person

Share This: CPR for communicating with a person who is hearing impaired provides a simple technique to make connection easier. Shouting does not help with talking with someone with a hearing loss.  Especially if you shout right into their ear, and they … Continue reading

Significant Milestone reached with my Cochlear Implant

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Share This: Recently I reached a significant milestone with my cochlear implant   In a previous post, I list 10 ways to get the most out of your hearing aid investment.  Number eight in that list is this: Check and double-check … Continue reading

Improving Speech Comprehension with my Cochlear Implant

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Share This:  Although my left ear hears better, there is still the challenge of understanding speech. Training in Listening for Speech Comprehension Above is a photo of my audiologist hiding her lips while reading words that I repeat back.  This … Continue reading

My Cochlear Implant has Restored My Hearing from a Loss that is Severe to Mild

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Share This: The Cochlear Implant has dramatically improved the hearing capability of my left ear.   The Phenomenal Revelation While being tested for my new Phonak hearing aid a fantastic revelation occurred.  That is,  how well my left ear can hear … Continue reading

My New Hearing Aid Designed to Pair with my Cochlear Implant

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Share This: Eleven months after activation of my cochlear implant I decide to improve its capabilities with a new hearing aid.   I finally took the plunge and invested in the technology that can, and probably will, improve my cochlear … Continue reading

My Cochlear Implant Journey – 10 months after activation

Share This: It has been almost a year since activating my cochlear implant. Here is my ten-month report.   Cochlear Implant Support Groups The manufacturer of my cochlear implant (CI), Advanced Bionics (AB), holds CI support groups several times a … Continue reading

Hearing Loss at McDonald’s

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Share This: I had a hearing loss experience at McDonald’s recently.   Speech Comprehension As I’ve mentioned several times in previous posts and book, hearing is a function of the ears while comprehension is a function of the brain.  All of us … Continue reading

Hearing Loss Tips UPDATED is About to be Released

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Share This: The book titled, “Hearing Loss Tips -For Those Who Have It and Those Who Don’t” is being updated and about to be released. What’s New The updated book sports a darling new cover.  The cover photograph shows Wilson … Continue reading

My TEDx Talk about Hearing Loss

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Share This: “Hearing Loss CPR – Keeping the Connection Alive” Standing Ovation I delivered a TEDx talk about the challenges and solutions for communicating with persons that have a hearing loss. It was at the TEDx event in Camarillo on … Continue reading

I Can’t Hear You When You Cover Your Mouth T-shirt

Share This: This t-shirt reads,  “I can’t hear you when you cover your mouth,”  addresses the need for the hearing impaired to read lips. T-shirts for the Hearing Impaired As a t-shirt designer for Neateeshirts.com and profoundly hearing impaired sine … Continue reading

First Two Weeks after Cochlear Implant was Activated

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Share This: This photo sums up my experience the first two weeks after activation of the cochlear implant…   Frustrating Experience I had the picture taken of me sticking my tongue out at the cochlear device as a joke to share with my … Continue reading

My Implant Journey – Cochlear Implant Expectations

Cochlear Device Set up

Share This: These are the cochlear implant expectations explained to me before surgery. I didn’t take the cochlear implant expectations seriously until everything cited below became my experience. It was disheartening, to say the least.    My audiologist said everyone does the same thing … Continue reading

  • Hearing Loss Tips For Those Who Have It and Those Who Don’t

    Hearing Loss Tips For Those Who Have It and  Those Who Don't

    Hearing Loss Tips for those who have it and those who don't. Informative. Illustrated. Illuminating. Available in print and in Kindle. Print is black and white. Kindle is full color.

    To obtain a color version of the book in print, visit the book page. It is available via the CreateSpace store.