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Author Archives: Louise Savoie

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Advantages of Recreational Programs for Deaf-Blind Persons

As we all know, living an active lifestyle has proven to provide us with numerous health and social benefits. It doesn’t’ just improve our overall well-being, but it also helps strengthen families and build healthy communities. However,...

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Loneliness Brought by Hearing Loss, and What Can Be Done

Hearing loss affects 1 of every 5 people and is strongly linked to loneliness. Considered as hazardous as smoking 15 cigarettes a day, strong feelings of loneliness raise the risk of developing depressions, dementia, and early death. Hearing...

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Commonly Asked Questions About Deaf-Blindness

Deaf-blindness is a foreign concept to a lot of people. While it is not a rare condition, there isn’t much awareness about it. As a deaf wellness center in New York, we often get asked about deaf-blindness. Here are some common questions...

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Emotional Effects of Hearing and Vision Loss

We sometimes take our sense of sight and hearing for granted. We expect to wake up every day and be able to see our surroundings, to hear the birds chirping away outdoors. But imagine if, one day, your doctor tells you that you are losing these...

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Breaking the Silence

A common issue among individuals who are taking care of deaf-blind seniors is how challenging the communication with them. People without prior experience with sensory loss tend to simply speak louder or use exaggerated gestures to get messages...

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Factors That Can Make the Learning Process for the Deaf Fun

Hearing challenges need not be hindrances to a person’s learning and personal growth. Regardless of their age, deaf learners just need innovative solutions and genuine care to address their unique challenges. Availing of apt services from a...

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