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In Stillness

The moment I take out my hearing aids, I am in stillness and silence. I see mouths moving and feel a faint mumble of voices. In the stillness, I am often met by Jesus and He speaks loudly as I tune out the world’s noise. I have to remove the middle man that causes chaos […]

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Dealing with Social Growth

For any parent, middle school is a scary time of our growing children. For pre-teens and teens who are deaf or hard-of-hearing, the concerns are 10-fold. Another one of our readers sent in this question. Here is Kathy’s take on it. Q: My daughter started her first day of 6th grade a few weeks back, […]

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Deafness as a disability

I recently stumbled upon a question I was asked months ago and thought I would share. I’m sure there are many people out there that feel this way at some point. Q: Do you ever feel people treat you like you are disabled or don’t take you seriously, and how do you deal with that? […]

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The inspiration behind Aid the Silent

It has been a great journey to see how much Aid the Silent has grown in less than a year since its inception. One reader asked how Aid the Silent got started. Here is Emma’s (the founder) answer. I lost my hearing to a severe pro-found level of deafness when I was three years old. […]

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