Blog Month: April 2020

Older woman cupping her ear

Deaf and Hard of Hearing With Masks and Barriers

In my family, being deaf and hard of hearing is more common than not.  Now, those with hearing impairment are experiencing new challenges brought on by the Coronavirus. My entire life I have been taught that when speaking to others, I need to face them.  That would ensure they could see my lips and be

Older woman holding cane looking outside her window feeling social isolation

Social Isolation: Harmful For Sensory Sensitivity

You knew difficult times were ahead, but no one was prepared for a disaster that would see extended social isolation.  It causes undue stress on your mental health. If you are a person with sensory sensitivities, like autism, concussion, PTSD, hearing loss, or have another injury, illness, disease, or disability, the effects of social isolation

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