deaf culture, Hearing Loss, Personal

Delaware Movie Theaters to Offer Open Captioning

https://youtu.be/8Ho4JfYAn34 The state of Delaware recently announced that they will begin to show open captioning on select showings of movies playing in theaters. This will be part of a 1-year pilot program that Daphne Werner, a language arts teacher at Delaware’s School for the Deaf, pushed for. Werner argued that the captions would help to… Continue reading Delaware Movie Theaters to Offer Open Captioning

Personal, Post-Activation

What It’s Like to Teach With Cochlear Implants

Image Credits: QuotesGram.com Hey guys! Merry Christmas Eve Eve! Today is a really special day for me because it's the 1 year anniversary of being activated on my right ear. Hurrah! I apologize for the lack of updates. I know I promised you guys back in like August that I'd post on what it's like… Continue reading What It’s Like to Teach With Cochlear Implants

Post-Activation

What It’s Like To Go To The Drive In With A Cochlear Implant

Image Credits: MetroKids.com Before I start this post let me begin by saying that I currently live in New Jersey. New Jersey is home of the very first drive-in movie theatre. The very first one opened on June 6, 1933 on Crescent Boulevard in Camden, NJ. Some of you may remember me briefly mentioning Camden… Continue reading What It’s Like To Go To The Drive In With A Cochlear Implant

Personal, Post-Activation

Do I Still Have to Wear Caption Glasses with Cochlear Implants? What It’s like to Go to the Movies with Cochlear Implants

Larry came back from Florida this weekend. Actually, he came back last weekend on Sunday afternoon, but due to work schedules, this was the first I've been able to see him. We didn't know what we wanted to do this weekend. Here in NJ, the temperatures have been in the single digits or very low… Continue reading Do I Still Have to Wear Caption Glasses with Cochlear Implants? What It’s like to Go to the Movies with Cochlear Implants

Christianity, Church, Personal, Post-Activation, Religion

Christmas With a Cochlear Implant

Image Credits: CCDowney.com  Hey everyone, how was your holidays? I'm finally getting around to update this again. I think it's safe to say my holidays were a bit crazy. Fun and good,  but definitely a bit crazy and overwhelming in parts lol. It's no secret that my cochlear implant was definitely the greatest gifts I… Continue reading Christmas With a Cochlear Implant

Personal, Post-Surgery

Post Cochlear Implant Surgery: 3 Days Until Activation!

Image Credits: Tom Linuk Hey guys sorry it's been awhile since I've updated. I haven't had too much to say. The part of getting a cochlear implant that no one tells you is that the last two weeks before you're activated are by far the worst. Sure, you feel better. The incisions are all pretty… Continue reading Post Cochlear Implant Surgery: 3 Days Until Activation!

Personal, Pre-Surgery

Thing To Do Post Cochlear Implant Activation: Watch Movies Without Captions PLUS UPDATE/CHANGE OF PLANS

Image Credits: AbledBody.com As I inch closer and closer to my date of surgery (which still remains unknown, but I should know the date tomorrow :-D), these blog posts are becoming a daily exercise. It's a good thing though. I'm very very excited. A bit nervous, but more excited than anything else. As I'm writing… Continue reading Thing To Do Post Cochlear Implant Activation: Watch Movies Without Captions PLUS UPDATE/CHANGE OF PLANS