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Support Stop Hearing Loss Bullying Awareness Week

This week, May 19-25, is Stop Hearing Loss Bullying Awareness Week. Help Lipreading Mom promote this cause—as well as the worldwide premiere of the Stop Hearing Loss Bullying Campaign Video, which premieres online via the campaign page this Friday, May 24. What is the Stop Hearing Loss Bullying Campaign? This spring, a group of 12 … Continue reading

How Can *You* Stop Hearing Loss Bullying?

Someone shared an interesting story about a teacher who gave her students a writing prompt: “Can hate be stopped?” Nine out of her 10 students answered, “No, hate cannot be stopped.” Only one student answered, “Yes, it can.” That student, the teacher said, is the most bullied student in the school. How can we stop … Continue reading

Are You Bullied Because of Your Hearing Loss?

In my soon-to-be-published memoir, Confessions of a Lip Reading Mom, I encountered someone who wasn’t too kind about my hearing loss… As we drove away from the church, I closed my eyes and listened to the sounds. With the window cracked, I heard moving cars coming from the nearby highway. That sound had been deaf … Continue reading