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Making an impact at high-stakes conferences

At high-stakes conferences deaf/HoH can make an impact through small or one-on-one thoughtful discussions.

teaching

Sudden Remote Teaching – Deaf/HoH

As we know, the reality of "just switching to video chat classes" is NOT easy even for a hearing person teaching hearing people...

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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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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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Profile: Dr. Jaipreet Virdi

I try to hold my own work at the accessibility standards I want to see for everyone.

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deaf/HoH experiences

What’s In a Name?

What’s in a name? that which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet. ― William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet Shakespeare’s...

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To Hear, or Not to Hear? The Mental Gymnastics of Hearing Device Use

I had planned to write this post about listening fatigue, but as I began writing I realized that a related yet rarely discussed...

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New Year’s Resolution 2022: Making your in-person and remote workplaces accessible for your deaf/HoH colleagues

The new year brings a fresh start to our lives; it’s a natural time to reflect on the year past and make plans...

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Navigating a masked world when you are deaf/HoH

While the pandemic rages around the world, I know I have been incredibly lucky. Like many, I have struggled to keep my kids...

deaf/HoH experiences

Understanding unfamiliar accents

I wrote this post on an airplane coming back from an international conference I attended in Thailand. Because of the distance involved, participation...

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Accommodating a Pandemic

Can we apply innovations in accommodating this pandemic to help us build a more inclusive long-term post pandemic academic workplace? I hope so.

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New Year’s Resolution: Make Your Workplace Accessible

Reaching the goal of achieving an academic workplace accessible to deaf/HoH academics is a journey; we’ve assembled this list to capture just a...