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  1. ErinC

    My audiogram

    I had an audiogram done on Friday. I was astounded at what I experienced. I didn't realize how much I depend on body language, facial expressions and lip reading. Not being able to see the audiologist had me in tears. I'm profoundly deaf in my left ear.. below 95 dB and below 65 in my right. The...
  2. ErinC

    How Do You Wake Up For Work?

    I use vibrate and the flashing light notification on my phone. I also have a Fitbit Charge 2 and it has a vibrating alarm.
  3. ErinC

    Hello there!

    Thank you!!
  4. ErinC

    Hello there!

    ...and here I felt all alone! I should make it up there sometime!!
  5. ErinC

    Hello there!

    I don't have Glide, though it seems like I should look into it!! No, I was raised oral. I've always been very isolated with only a few friends. Last year I started the endeavor of learning ASL, had a tutor for a while, but it was very expensive. It's hard to become more familiar and fluent when...
  6. ErinC

    Hello there!

    Thank you!
  7. ErinC

    Hello there!

    That's the one thing I have found!! I get up for work very early, so I haven't gone.. maybe I should!
  8. ErinC

    Hello there!

    Thank you!!
  9. ErinC

    Hello there!

    About 40 minutes away! Not far at all!
  10. ErinC

    Hello there!

    About 40 minutes from there!
  11. ErinC

    Learning to lip read and wanting to make new friends

    I am fairly successful at lip reading...I think haha!! I am really only great at it with people I know closely, like family and best friends. Personally, I find it exhausting, especially in situations with more than one person involved. I agree with most that learning ASL is a great help as well...
  12. ErinC

    Branching out

    Hi there!
  13. ErinC

    Hello there!

    Salutations! I'm Erin and I live in Michigan. I have moderate/severe haring loss with progression and wear hearing aids in both ears, though when I'm not at work, I prefer not to. I'm trying to connect with other HoH and deaf/Deaf people...I've always been a bit isolated and just moved to a new...
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