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All about the Good Vibes Music Fest!

What a day! The good vibes, the people, the accessibility, the music, the vendors, the sponsors and food trucks – everything we hoped for and more! Who doesn’t love a day full of live music created just to have fun alongside deaf/hard-of-hearing friends who are experiencing music too!? Some may ask what makes it different? […]

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SA’s Good Vibrations Music & Arts Festival Is Like Coachella With a Real Cause

SA’s Good Vibrations Music & Arts Festival Is Like Coachella With a Real Cause After the millennial-music-festival giant Coachella was recently slammed for […]

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Merry Christmas From Aid the Silent!

Dear Friends,  I can enter the Presence of the Lord in noisy places. A loud coffee shop can suddenly become silent as I take out hearing aids. I can sit and listen, be still without the noise of the world swarming around me. Jesus’ voice meets me in the silence. In some countries, deafness is […]

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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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