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Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion: When communication all changed

As a virologist, I had some idea about what was to come; as a deaf individual, I did not fully comprehend what this...

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profiles

Profile: Dr. Anna Danielsson

The more I’ve risen through the academic ranks, the easier I’ve found it to get accommodations for my hearing. Part of this is...

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Deaf Gain -> diverse and stronger research

my deafness shapes my approach to science in ways that benefit my research

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deaf/HoH experiences

The Sounds of Silence

Stephen Klusza takes us on an enchanting multimedia journey leading up to his decision to get an cochlear implant in grad school.

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Invitation to our 2nd The Mind Hears online community meet-up

One of our goals with The Mind Hears blog is to build a community and reduce isolation for deaf and hard of hearing academics. To...

deaf/HoH experiencesgrad school

The sound we can see: working with hearing loss in the field

When I was 19 I went for a checkup with an audiologist and found out that I was hearing only 90% of what...

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New Year’s Resolution 2023: Improve accessibility of your workplace for your deaf/HoH colleagues

Chances are that someone in your department has hearing loss, whether they’ve disclosed this or not, and will benefit from your efforts to...

meetings

Conquering faculty meetings (or not…) when deaf/hard of hearing

-Ana Making it as a deaf/hard of hearing (HoH) academic can often feel like a game of whack-a-mole. Between research activities, teaching duties,...

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deaf/HoH experiences

Can everybody hear me? Experiences as an hearing impaired faculty member

"People do not recognize the struggles involved on a daily basis for those of us with hearing loss, and the extent to which...

teaching

How do you introduce your deafness to your class?

In the first class of the semester you can outline what students should expect of you and what you expect of them.