Monthly Archives: August 2013

Children of Deaf Adults (CODA) and School

*CODA: Child of Deaf Adult Once again, a new school year begins. This is a good time for teachers and educators to be reminded that though some children exhibit social behaviours and habits that may appear to be a social or learning disability to be careful before jumping to inaccurate judgements and conclusions.  In our case, Bear, […]

What Is Reiki?

Reiki is a gentle hands-on noninvasive healing art. Many medical publications are now sharing the findings from researchers who scientifically prove the benefits of Reiki. Energy medicine is the new frontier in Western Medicine, though we have been using it for thousands of years. What is the first thing we do when we get hurt? […]

Releasing Worry

“Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more than food and the body more than clothes?”   Matthew 6:25 “Can any one of you by worrying add a single hour to your life?”   Matthew 6:27 These […]

ATTN: Mechanicsburg, Harrisburg, PA areas: ASL Classes

WSEFC  American Sign Language class schedule for Fall 2013 Beginner 1 Students will learn sign vocabulary, practice signing with classmates, and discuss various deaf culture issues.  Students will be ready to converse with members of the signing community by the end of the Beginner 2. Class time: Wednesdays, 6:30-8pm; Sept 11 – Nov 13 Instructor: Brenda Klinedinst […]

Nominations for 2013 PA Deaf Community Leader

This was forwarded to me by Eric Jeschke of the PA Telecommunications Relay Service Advisory Board. If you know someone you would like to nominate, send an email to Sudan Khan (email address is below). I nominated someone from our HLAA-PA organization. The nomination deadline has been EXTENDED TO AUGUST 28th,  so ignore the deadline date of […]

These Rules Make Good Sense

If you’re not familiar with Gael Hannon, I suggest you hop over to her page and check out what she has brewing every once in awhile. Gael shares a variety of stories about living with hearing loss. She recently published a post about the rules of the “hearing loss game”, which actually is very sage […]

A Side Affect of Hearing Loss

“I don’t know what I don’t hear,” I once said with a tone of frustration to Fabulous Husband. We had had our first major miss-communication a couple of years ago. I was sure I heard something else, and what is worse, he didn’t know that. In the end, after we discussed the issue we figured out […]

Support Our Deafened Troops

Many of our troops return home with little or no help how to adjust to living a deafened lift. Social situations are no longer enjoyable. Church services, movies, and other gatherings or events only add to the stress that’s already been put upon them. This is why captions and audio loops and other aids are […]

Fall 2013 Sign Language Classes

I am pleased to share this information with you. This is for residents in the Lancaster, PA and surrounding areas: FALL 2013 SIGN LANGUAGE CLASSES offered by Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services of Lancaster County BEGINNING LEVEL CLASSES Beginner I American Sign Language 8 weeks—Cost: $100.00 + Text $20.14 Tuesday EVENINGS, 6:00—8:00 PM STARTING DATE: […]

2013 Living Well With A Disability Conference & Expo

 I received this notice from Karen Kain with the information regarding the upcoming  FREE Living Well With a Disability Conference and Expo coming to Lancaster, PA August 24th to the 25th. I got my tickets some time ago. Maybe we’ll see you there! ~~~~~~~~~~ Hi, My name is Karen Kain and I am a Parent of a […]