Subtitles

July 13th, 2015 Source: ID 30532863 © Valerii Matviienko | Dreamstime.com Since sudden deterioration of my hearing loss in 2007, I have become more reliant on subtitling. Fortunately, more and more TV programs subtitle their programmes. Most important for me is the weather forecast and the news. Because the topic quickly moves from one to … More Subtitles

Statistics

July 13th 2015 Source: ID 13857983 © Borislav Mishev | Dreamstime.com In 2009, about 2.25% of the Swiss population used one or two hearing devices. That is about 1/5 of the total number of hearing impaired individuals. These stats were found by using questionaires and infos from http://schwerhoerigkeit.info. Unfortunately, the results are not very accurate … More Statistics

Different

July 12th, 2015 Source: Quelle: D 24855998 © Corina Rosu | Dreamstime.com When I was four years old, my family and I moved from the city to a small village. In the village we were once of the first “outsiders” who settled there and when my mother brought me to school on a bike, the … More Different

CI

July 9th, 2015 Source: I, Ydomusch, the copyright holder of this work, hereby publishes it under the following licenses: under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License Last evening, I attended a lecture. Someone had written a book about his experiences as a child with severe or profound hearing loss and his “new” life … More CI