Friday, September 28, 2012

Deaf Bowl-A-Thon - March 9, 2013 Tustin Lanes

We have a bowl-a-thon on March 9, 2013 at Tustin Lanes. We still seek more
sponsors. Information and pledge forms available at
http://www.deafadvocacy.org/bowl-a-thon

Richard Roehm

Thursday, September 27, 2012

SPECIAL BULLETIN : PROTECT YOUR DOG ON HALLOWEEN

This is an urgent message to all who owns dogs be they service dogs or just plainly pet dogs. There's a growing movement that's making themselves very visible online that hates dogs. Specifically they're asking people to kill dogs on this coming Halloween, October 31. They have a specific dog breed targeted but people could mistake other breeds as the specifically targeted breed. They're even telling people what tools to use to kill the dogs. Best thing to do is to keep your dogs locked in at home on that day, make sure they don't eat anything from the floors outside. Make sure the dogs are "parked" (meaning have gone to the bathroom) before sunset so you don't have to take them outside again during the rage period. Please share this message far and wide. You can save a dog's life.

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

(insert mommy guilt here)

Lily was cranky pretty much all day. Fussy in the morning, pouty at school, and then at Noon when I got her….just a mess. She was full of sass. She was being fresh.

More at http://livelaughlovefamily.blogspot.com/2012/09/insert-mommy-guilt-here.html

Phyllis Diller Passes at 95

The entertainment world lost a comedy legend. Phyllis Diller passed away at 95. I wasn't born yet when she started, but I was hearing about her comedic acts here and there.

More at http://rsgeo007.blogspot.com/2012/09/phyllis-diller-passes-at-95.html

Sunday, September 16, 2012

Hearing impaired ears hear differently in noisy environments

The world continues to be a noisy place, and Purdue University researchers have found that all that background chatter causes the ears of those with hearing impairments to work differently.

More at http://www.realn3ws.com/hearing-impaired-ears-hear-differently-in-noisy-environments/

Deaf Serial Killers

In a small town in Ghana recently, three men were arrested for the murders of five women. One, who was not named, claimed to be deaf, and he was caught after accosting a woman who managed to escape.

More at http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/shadow-boxing/201209/deaf-serial-killers

UNCA's Jane Fernandes navigates deaf and hearing worlds



When Jane Fernandes was a little girl in Worcester, Mass., she went to the front of her kindergarten classroom one morning to sharpen several pencils. As she turned around to go back to her seat, she saw that all of the children were laughing and pointing at her.

More at http://www.citizen-times.com/article/20120916/LIVING/309160025/Fernandes-navigates-deaf-hearing-worlds

4 Deaf women in Alleged murder Conspiracy

With Minnie Goode watching, four deaf women accused of plotting her murder entered “not guilty” pleas Friday in Lincoln Circuit Court in their first court appearance in what is likely to be a challenging case for the court system.

More at http://attherimmm.blogspot.com/2012/09/4-deaf-women-in-alleged-murder.html

Research: Pain killers linked to Hearing loss

But Aspirin gets the  all clear.  Women who regularly take ibuprofen or paracetamol are ‘more likely to lose their hearing’ The more often a woman takes either medication....

More at http://attherimmm.blogspot.com/2012/09/research-pain-killers-linked-to-hearing.html

Life with a cochlear implant

What do you want to hear from me about or have you got some particular niggling questions? Well is is the time for questions, feel fre to post here in comments(there is no capatcha) or even send them to melissascochlearimplant@yahoo.co.uk

More at http://bioniclissa.blogspot.com/2012/09/life-with-cochlear-implant.html