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  1. glickchick

    Job interviews

    Hi All, So as I get ready to graduate college and head into the working world (ahhh!) I am starting to think about job interviews and such. As many of you know, I only recently lost my hearing about 2 years ago. I know that employers can't discriminate based on disability or anything like...
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    First concert since losing hearing!

    Prior to losing my hearing, I was always really into music... Especially live music and concerts. So you can imagine that when I became deaf, I was devastated. Earlier this week, I went to my first concert since going deaf... Train, one of my favorite bands. My friends all bought tickets, and I...
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    Thanksgiving Day tips

    Hey everyone, So tomorrow will be my first Thanksgiving since losing my hearing, and I am somewhat nervous about being totally left out and isolated from everything. It's going to be the first time I've seen some of my cousins and relatives since I went deaf, and I don't really know what to...
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    Start dating again?

    Hi Everyone, So it's been a couple of months since I became completely deaf. I'm adjusting as well as you'd expect, and I'm slowly but surely learning ASL. Before I lost my hearing, I was active in the dating world, as you'd expect a girl of my age to be. Naturally when I lost my hearing, I...
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    So what are the must-haves?

    Hey everyone, Newly deafened gal from NYC here. I'm hoping to get advice on what are the technologies and products that I absolutely must have to make my new life easier. I already got an alarm clark with a really bright flashing light, and am looking into trying to change my iPhone to a...
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    New to all of this

    Hey everyone, New 19 yr old chick from NYC here. I actually just lost my hearing a few weeks back when I suffered pretty bad damage to the cochlear nerve in a car accident. I'm completely deaf. I'm doing well, but this is quite an adjustment. While obviously the communication issues are a...