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  1. Destiny's Sister

    Tip of the iceberg...

    Did you hide your deafness, even from yourself? Here are some of the early signs I ignored or thought was my inability to pay attention properly: - staring at people's lips when they talk - can't follow group conversations - can't follow fast talkers - can't hear 'low talkers' - go ballistic...
  2. Destiny's Sister

    What do you do in your spare time?

    I've been thinking about the threads I've read where there is a distinctive animosity towards students coming to this site to learn about the deaf/HOH. I'm new here so I guess i haven't got annoyed yet by answering somebody's questions about our various issues. The common response seems to be...
  3. Destiny's Sister

    Hoh mum, hearing kids

    A few years ago my daughter started saying to me "Mommy, you're not listening to me". I always thought she wanted more attention, but now I realize that I was gradually losing more and more hearing and becoming complacent with my usual filling -- the --anks. I have caught myself guessing even...
  4. Destiny's Sister

    What have you done for your apd (auditory processing disorder)?

    I'm trying to learn as much as I can about APD so I can give myself the best chance of fixing it. I'm interested in seeing what others have tried and how it has worked out. Anything goes - nutrition, supplements, brain-boosting technology or games, exercises, therapy, mindfulness, environment...
  5. Destiny's Sister

    Your favourite deaf blogs

    What are your favourite deaf blogs?
  6. Destiny's Sister

    Hello i'm new here

    I said "Mom, something's wrong with me, I mean really, really wrong. I can't follow group conversations, I can't join in, I don't fit in". Mom said "Dear, there's nothing wrong with you, you're just shy". That's the conversation we had when I was six years old. I am now 54. As far as I can...