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And I knew the silence of the world

"I am holding on with both hands and never letting go."

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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...

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Writing reference letters for disabled mentees

When explaining why you want to mention their disability in your letter, share with your mentee specific character traits that you notice them...

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Three reasons why I chose industry research over academia

-Alex Lu After a long five years, my stint as a PhD student was finally reaching its end – and that meant I...

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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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Why mutual support matters: surviving as Deaf/HoH graduate students at a predominantly hearing institution

The Mind Hears was excited to learn that Anne and Breanne are two deaf graduate students in the same School of Integrative Plant...

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Profile: Amelia Dall

Perseverance is key for Archeologist, Amelia Dall. All the cool projects that she has been involved with demonstrates Amelia's advice to connect with...

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New Year’s resolution 2020: Make Your Workplace Accessible

our hearing colleagues can help us tremendously by sharing the work and not expecting us to bear all of the burden of creating...

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How much listening is too much?

As academics, our jobs require us to listen to others all the time—in our classes, in faculty meetings, in seminars, and when meeting...

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Using FM Systems at Conferences

-Michele You’re wearing your hearing aids, sitting at a conference presentation, feeling confident that you’re understanding what’s going on, when it happens. The...

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When to tell? Applying for jobs when you are deaf or hard of hearing

-Ana Going on the job market was a fraught decision for me. As a postdoc considering tenure-track faculty positions, I relied on hearing...

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Why the world needs another blog

By sharing various ways that we approach different challenges, we hope to build a community toolbox of solutions.