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Testing for hearing loss in babies
Without hearing it is more difficult for a child to learn a language and without language we cannot even think. You want the best for your child. Get their hearing checked so if they need it they can get the appropriate treatment.
Telephony for the deaf
Using the telephone if your deaf was, in the past, difficult. But there are so many new technologies available that telephony is now available to almost everyone.
Take the deafness challenge
Not everyone hears as well as you do and for those who can’t, just doing normal things becomes a challenge. Why not take the deafness challenge in a fun experiment. You could find it enlightening
Surviving Christmas and New Year
Sometimes, because of your deafness it may seem very difficult to get through the round of parties and functions that come with the New Year.
Suggestions for Hearing Better
There are many situations where we need different kinds of hearing and therefore different solutions. I thought I’d look at some of these.
Subtitles, Open and Closed Captions
Subtitles and captions both deliver at least the speech content of a visual medium. Captions may provide more information but subtitles will help a hearing impaired person get a better quality experience from viewing television, movies or DVDS.
Sport and hearing loss
The Australian Open Tennis Grand Slam is on and it’s great to watch the players as they stretch themselves to the limits aiming for the ‘crown’. But it isn’t always so nice to hear them as they play.
Spoonerisms, Kniferisms, Forkerisms
No we're not talking about the cutlery drawer. Language is fun and these are some of the fun and funny things we do with it.
Sounds we miss the most
What sounds would you miss the most if you went deaf? Or what sounds do you miss the most now that you are deaf?
Sounds in our World
Modern living has introduced so many new sounds. Are you aware of how much noise there is in your own home?
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