In pursuit of hearing
A multigenerational journey through hearing loss and cochlear implant gains
This project has been in the works for a while, as I have been in pursuit of hearing for the past 16 years. It is my hope that readers will find information and inspiration in the contributions to come. Cochlear implant technology is my next step and I look forward to sharing my journey, as well as the profound impact my family members’ unique hearing journeys, choices, and stories have had on me.
No surgery today. Jefferson Hospital rightly postponed all elective surgeries given the Coronavirus pandemic. My surgery was cancelled for today and will be rescheduled once the doctors and staff can come up for air and feel we are on the other side of this crisis. Honestly, I feel a sense of relief. I was nervous […]
Technology has come so far so fast. The biggest obstacle I face, as a deaf person, is no longer a physical barrier. It’s the way that people respond to my deafness, the outdated way people respond to my deafness – pity, patronization, even anger – because that just cancels out the human connection that technology […]