Posted on April 4, 2009 by DebCNY
So, the other day I received an email about the Walk4Hearing coming up soon, on Sunday May 3rd. This will be the 3rd annual Walk4Hearing, sponsored by the Hearing Loss Association of America (Rochester chapter), and I’m really looking forward to it. We will join Katy’s team, with her daughter Rory. If anyone can participate, sponsor, or donate – please click here.
The person who emailed me, Katy, is the same person my husband approached out of the blue while they were waiting in line at the Planetarium in 2005. I briefly mention Continue reading
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Posted on July 22, 2008 by DebCNY
Heard this in the news recently… about a kid who had his hearing aid ripped right off his head! I was so appalled…. I had to share and vent. I mean? What the &@^%&? I can’t hardly believe it – but, then agan, yes, I can. Still, what a world we live in! Read on:
That’s not a Bluetooth headset
Thieves, perhaps after cellphone gear, have twice stolen a deaf boy’s special earpiece.
By Mary Engel, Los Angeles Times Staff Writer
July 14, 2008
The first time someone snatched the speech processor from behind her son’s ear, Hilda Giron got it back. She had been shopping for groceries and shouted to the cashier Continue reading
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