Traveling to friendly sites for the hearing impaired!

I recently made a short trip to Kentucky with some friends.  We visited three popular tourist destinations; Mammoth Cave National Park, Churchill Downs, and The Louisville Slugger Museum.  I decided I would check out what the venues offered for assistance/accessibility for the hearing impaired. I did some research on-line about the attractions, determined their operating […]

Can You Hear Me Now?

There are over 36 million Americans with significant hearing loss and the numbers are projected to continue to grow.  One of the significant signs of hearing loss is difficulty communicating on the phone.   Popular slogans for phone companies have leveraged this fact.  It could be the cell phone, a landline phone, or both.  Some individuals […]

Will Your Smoke Alarm Wake You Up?

This weekend, we had the privilege of partnering with the Sugar Creek Fire Department in New Palestine for their annual safety fair.  The event sparked my interest in Fire Safety for the hearing impaired and after reviewing research I discovered traditional smoke alarms like the one in my home are not very effective at waking […]