Communication Strategies Around The Home

Communication Strategies Around The Home

If a member of your household has hearing loss, communication can breakdown. There are so many difficult scenarios just inside your home that might cause miscommunication, which can lead to stress, tension, and even arguments! This blog post is all about communication...
Love Relate- Communicate!

Love Relate- Communicate!

Today’s Guest Blog Post entitled Love Relate- Communicate! is by Andrea Nettel, Counsellor and Founder of The Family Counselling Center in Valyland, Fish Hoek. Love Relate – Communicate! Relate and Connect! At the very essence of our being we are...
Dating with Hearing Loss

Dating with Hearing Loss

The dating scene can be daunting for anyone- but if you have hearing loss, it can be even more stressful. Luckily, there are some things that you can do to prepare for a first date to ensure that your hearing loss won’t get in the way. Here are some tips and...
Communicating With Someone Wearing a Mask

Communicating With Someone Wearing a Mask

In the current COVID-19 Coronavirus situation, many people are choosing to wear facemasks when out in public. These masks can help to protect yourself and those around you. However, we know that for many people with hearing loss, seeing the person’s face, or...
Contacting Emergency Services

Contacting Emergency Services

When you’re in an emergency situation, and need help, you pick up the phone and call the police, ambulance, or fire brigade. But for many people who are Deaf, or have a hearing loss, talking on the phone is a challenge, or even impossible. This is made much...