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It’s May, the Time to Take Action on Hearing and Speech Issues

By Ralph D Thomas / May 11, 2021 / Comments Off on It’s May, the Time to Take Action on Hearing and Speech Issues

During the month of May, people are called upon to raise awareness on many diverse topics. It is also my birth month. But I never ever thought that May would become important to me as “Better Hearing and Speech” Month.  Connections through Communication Every year since 1927, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) dedicates the month…

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Hearing loss and grief

Hearing Loss and Grief

By Ralph D Thomas / January 9, 2021 / Comments Off on Hearing Loss and Grief

Loss is loss  Grieving one’s hearing? Don’t the notions of Grief and Loss only apply to losing living creatures, like people and pets? Not exactly. I certainly got a crash course on the issue when a sudden hearing loss totally upended my life and changed it forever.  “Loss is loss,” a nurse once told me…

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