Re: Mobility aid image search
- --- In Authentic_SCA@yahoogroups.com, kittencat3@... wrote:
> I know that the Acoustic Neuroma Association sells small pins that
> whether one is deaf on the right or the left side. They're atturn my head
> _www.anausa.org_ (http://www.anausa.org) if that might help.
> Sarah Davies
> (right side AN with 25% hearing loss, which is why I frequently
> so that people can speak into my left ear)The problem is (as you've probably noticed) that alerting people to
your deafness is no guarantee that they know what to do about it, or
that they will remember to do it. Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing Culture is
something you have to be trained to. My lord is half Deaf, so our
home life is culturally Hard of Hearing. I can't talk to anyone who
has their head in a cupboard or the fridge, even when I know they're
P.S Some events in the US are interpreted, to a greater or lesser
degree. If any of you sign, you could try contacting them. "Silent
Heralds" they call themselves. They have a yahoo group.