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Children with hearing loss

Children and Hearing Loss

Children and Hearing Loss While hearing loss is typically associated with age-related decline, many newborns and adolescents experience it from birth or due to illness and excessive noise exposure. In fact, hearing loss is the number one birth defect in the U.S. Most children in the U.S....

Tips for creating an inclusive workspace

Tips for Creating an Inclusive Workspace

Tips for Creating an Inclusive Workspace Whether your company is large or small, recruiting a diverse workforce and enacting policies that promote equity and inclusion should be a top priority of human resources. This includes welcoming people who are deaf and hard of hearing, especially considering many...

Inequalities of women with hearing loss

Inequalities of Women With Hearing Loss

Inequalities of Women With Hearing Loss Did you know Whoopi Goldberg, Halle Berry, Jodie Foster, and Holly Hunter all have hearing loss? Berry, a domestic violence victim, suffered hearing loss after a former boyfriend struck her in the head. Goldberg, who wears hearing aids, attributes her...

COVID-19 Impact on Captioning

COVID-19’s Impact on Captioning

COVID-19's Impact on Captioning COVID-19 upended life as we know it for most people, transforming how we work, learn, communicate, and gather. The rise in remote work, weekly coronavirus news conferences, and virtual public meetings also brought accessibility issues front and center, especially for hard-of-hearing people. While...

Online Meeting

Top 10 tips for Running an Online Meeting

Whether you love them or hate them, the online meeting is the new normal for business, educational, and personal meetups. Zoom, Google Meet, Blackboard Collaborate, and social media video chats have helped us all survive the pandemic. It doesn’t matter if you want to video chat...

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