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Enjoying Stories as a Deaf Person

Written by Levi Traxler I love stories. I love reading, even more so if it’s about fantasy or science. I remember reading J.R.R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings when I was in high school. I thoroughly enjoyed reading it. I … Continue reading 

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My Trip to the Hands & Voices Leadership Conference

By Lisa Cable I was recently privileged to attend the Hands & Voices Leadership Conference in Fairfax, NY. This annual conference is an opportunity for representatives from Hands & Voices chapters across North America to come together, network and learn … Continue reading 

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All About My Hearing Aids

Local parent and H & V board member Rabab Elbaharia shares a book created by her daughter Salma. In Salma’s own words, “Hello… My name is Salma . I’m 8 years old. I identify as Hard of Hearing. I thought … Continue reading 

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Why is Social Emotional Learning/Development so Important? 

Recapped by Kim Shauer based on a presentation by Tara Dyck As proud parents we typically love sharing our children’s developmental progress, often focusing on physical and language milestones. Like with our hearing children, we also need to be intentional about … Continue reading 

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Hi, I am a Cardiac Surgeon and I am Hard of Hearing

Author: Dr. Janet Ngu Growing Up & Diagnosis I was born and raised in Malaysia in a very loving and supportive family. No one in my family had a hearing problem and hearing screening tests were not routine in Malaysia, … Continue reading 

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Thoughts from a Grandma

Written by Karen What were your feelings when you first found out about Lily’s (your granddaughter’s) identification as having a hearing loss? Lily was such a beautiful, healthy baby that the diagnosis blindsided us. The biggest question was how and … Continue reading 

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Asking for Accommodations Can Be Easier Than We Think

As your kids get older and start showing interest in different things, you may start putting them into various classes and workshops on their own. That’s definitely been the case for our family. My child is a preteen and has … Continue reading 

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Controlling the Narrative-中文

Controlling the Narrative TC-繁體中文 Controlling the Narrative SC-简体中文 Controlling the Narrative Original Article in English: https://www.bchandsandvoices.com/post/controlling-the-narrative/

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My Message to Parents-中文

My Message to ParentsTC-繁體中文 My Message to ParentsSC-简体中文 Original Article in English: https://www.bchandsandvoices.com/post/my-message-to-parents-disability-does-not-equal-disadvantage/

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The Value of Connecting-中文

Value of Connecting TC-繁體中文 Value of ConnectingSC-简体中文 Original Article in English: https://www.bchandsandvoices.com/post/the-value-of-connecting/

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