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Lipreading Mom’s Service Dog Finally Has a Name

After two months of living as a nameless yet lovable canine, our Service Dog finally has a name—thanks to one Lipreading Mom reader. And the winning name for our furry friend is… Congratulations to Monica Hood from Ohio for suggesting the name SERVANE which, she writes, means “service of God.” My 8-year-old daughter, who owns … Continue reading

Usher’s Syndrome, Hearing/Vision Loss, and Humor

By Amy Bovaird / Guest Blogger “I have Usher’s Syndrome?” There! I finally knew what I was up against. I’d suspected hearing loss for awhile now but wasn’t in the United States long enough to follow it up. I was too busy having adventures as a globetrotting English teacher. Or should I say “globe-tripping” … Continue reading