My friend, Stephanie Jo Kent, the researcher who put together the #DEMX test along side FEMA a few years ago asked that I share this information. The date is September 13, so NOW is the time to register: Interpreting as Stewardship September 16, 2013 – April 18, 2014 Join Carol-lee Aquiline, Eileen Forestal, Shelly Herbold, Angela Jones, […]

I have a serious pet peeve when it comes to telephone manners. I never noticed this until I lost so much hearing I needed to use a relay system to make telephone calls. There are a couple of different systems out there and each state has its own. I use the Cap Tel relay mobile […]

I want to thank Dave McAuliffe for sharing this powerful video on Facebook in the Lipreading Mom and Dad’s Forum. This video was created for the “hearing” people in a deaf child’s life, the parents, family, friends, coaches, and educators. I would love it if someone could put captions or a transcript to this for us […]

Thank you, Eric Jeschke, for passing this information along to us! Pennsylvania Parks and Forests Foundation and Gifford Pinchot State Park invite veterans and active service members and their families to this FREE event. LEARN TO ACCESS RECREATION HIGHLIGHTS: * Biking and handcycling * Campfire cooking * Children’s games * Disc golf * Fishing * Geocaching […]

*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, […]

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? […]

“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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]