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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...

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careersdeaf/HoH experiences

My academic path from self-reliance to self-advocacy to peer-support 

Self-reliance seems more of a recipe for isolation and alienation than for increasing the presence of disability in academia

careersgrad school

1 out of 4 people on a hiring committee think I can’t do my job

— Michele “On your faculty job application, don’t say that you have hearing loss ‘cause, you know… you function just fine.”  Enmeshed within...

deaf/HoH experiences

Creating community with The Mind Hears open houses

We recently hosted two on-line open house sessions to provide an opportunity for folks to meet other deaf or hard of hearing faculty...

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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...

deaf/HoH experiencesfor hearing alliesteaching

Dear Students: Listen Up. Like, for Real. 

Is there anything as vulnerable as a deaf person standing in front of an expectant audience?

profiles

Profile: Dr. Krista Kennedy

setting limits on how much listening I do each day, negotiating accommodations through the ADA office, and educating my colleagues about CART and...

deaf/HoH experiencesgrad school

And I knew the silence of the world

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

Lyrics from Vomit Arsonist "no one can help you" sound with image of barbed wire in the background. "no one its a lonely journey where suffering in silence is the standard suffering alone suffering all I ever want is someone to ask if I'm ok but no one ever does
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.

profiles

Profile: Dr. Stephanie W. Cawthon

Where did you go to school? After early childhood in a segregated setting for students with disabilities in Canada, I was in mainstream...