If you have a hearing loss, the first day of school may be filled with anxiety and nervousness; but it doesn’t have to be! This blog series covers how you can succeed at school and make use of the many resources available to you.
- First day of school
Before school starts, learn about what you should buy, and things you can do ahead of time to make it easier for the first day.
- Back to School Reading List 2016
Read some heart-touching and humorous stories about children who have experienced a hearing loss.
Did you know that a hearing loss can affect mental well-being, and cause social, emotional, and physical stress? In this blog series, we will talk about several factors that can lead to negative mental health consequences, and discuss how to handle these situations.
- Hearing Loss and Your Mental Health
What happens when you misunderstand what someone has said? Be honest about what you understood, explain, and seek clarification.
- Mental Health and Self Advocacy
Advocate for yourself to feel more confident, let others know what you need, and help them understand your hearing loss.
- Mental Health and Accommodations
Research accommodations to help you communicate more effectively in your environment. A variety of strategies exist to help you succeed in school, work, or play.
School is out and you finally have a break from work to enjoy fun summer activities and traveling! Before you set off, review this blog series on how you can enjoy your summer holidays safely and be prepared.
- How to protect your hearing aid in the water
What are some strategies to keep your hearing aid free from moisture? If your aids get wet, quickly dry them using steps we discuss in this post.
- Air Travel Accommodations
With these steps, you’ll travel like a pro on airplanes and get safely to your destination!
- Traveling Tips for those with Hearing Loss
Before you leave for your trip, be sure you pack necessary equipment and learn how to breeze through common travel procedures.