Lipreading Mom has a big confession to make—something I haven’t revealed openly until now. I was a Lipreading Child. For years, I was a Lipreading Child who never got help. For one reason or another, my hearing loss fell under the radar and I never received help. This is the first time I have written … Continue reading
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What Causes Childhood Deafness and How Does It Affect Parents?
Zoey is a sweet baby girl who just began wearing hearing aids. Her father recently shared her heartwarming story with Lipreading Mom.com. This Is My Daughter – By Kyle Zentzer Zoey was born October 11, 2012. From the very beginning, Zoey never passed her hearing screening at the hospital. Finally after her first sedated Bear … Continue reading
Do You Have Hearing Loss…or Selective Hearing?
I’ve loved stories ever since I was a little girl. Long before I became Lipreading Mom and years before my hearing loss diagnosis, I sat in a crowded elementary school classroom and waited for a story to begin. I placed a set of headphones over my ears. When the recorded storyteller asked a question, I … Continue reading
Did I Pass Hearing Loss Along to My Child?
Lipreading Mom has a confession to make: One of my beloved kids insists on yelling at the top of his lungs every chance he gets. At first, I chalked this up to an animated baby expressing himself. His repeated chants of “MAW-MAW-MAW” everywhere we went were charming. In the beginning. When my Little Squealer learned … Continue reading