As someone who is deaf/hard of hearing, the host Ahmed Khalifa has created the Hear Me Out! [CC] Podcast to interview people in and around the d/Deaf community who have amazing stories to share with you. Even though some of the guests may have a more severe hearing loss than others, Ahmed will still interview them and also provide transcripts for those who prefer to read the discussion. If you have any questions, feel free to email Ahmed at firstname.lastname@example.org, and enjoy the show.
How to make the most out of your audiology appointments & your audiologist?
As someone who has had countless audiology appointments for decades, it hasn't always been a smooth process. It's easier to blame the audiologist and the audiology department. But we as patients can also do our bit to make the experience a smooth one.
How audiologists can improve their relationships with deaf/hard of hearing patients?
It is easy to assume that deaf and hard of hearing patients have smooth experiences with their audiologists. But that is not always the case, as *some* audiologists are ironically not as deaf-aware as we wish.
Why we should stop saying "hearing impaired" / "hearing impairment"?
Even though there are various ways describing someone who have some kind of deafness, a common choice of phrasings is "hearing impaired/impairment". It's time we stop using those words, particularly as we tend to frown upon those phrases and there are better choices of words to choose from.
'Deaf U' Review: Has this deaf-led Netflix series made the right impact?
Released recently on Netflix is 'Deaf U'; a somewhat groundbreaking new series where the cast are entirely led by alums of Gallaudet University.
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What non-verbal cues do I look out for as a deaf person during a conversation?
When having an oral conversation with another person, there are certain cues, clues and non-verbal communication methods that I watch out for to allow me to understand what's going on.