Tag Archive: resources

Play by Play of JKF Protest

When I read stories from the 1990s, I’m amazed how different they could’ve turned out had cell phones been more common then. Paul and I had numeric pagers. We came up with different codes to communicate with each other. Now we both have Sidekicks and can AIM to text message each other. Forbes explores how …

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Ragged Edge

A Ragged Edge Online addresses disability-related issues that many mainstream publications avoid such as assisted suicide, de-institutionalization, abuse and nursing home issues. The site also lists roughly 50 topical blogs. It’s refreshing to see content that confronts issues many are afraid to speak of.

Sound Decision Site and Sounds

Jeff did a great job sharing his experience with a cochlear implant in A Sound Decision. This link takes you to the page that demonstrates what saying a sentence sounds like through regular hearing, a hearing aid, hook up day, a few days later, and two weeks later. To me, it all sounds the same …

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CI Resources

When I started researching cochlear implants last fall, I found a couple of great discussion groups where I learned from others’ experiences and stories. There are two good ones I recommend: Cochlear’s Forum for those considering a cochlear implant, and individuals who have a cochlear implant and their relatives (especially parents of deaf children). Coclear …

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