When I was diagnosed with a severe-to-profound bilateral hearing loss at 13 months of age, the accommodations I would someday need for my college dorm room were the furthest thing from my parents’ minds.
Image courtesy of Songs for Sound.It was March 2009. I woke up and got my family ready for the day, thinking today was a checklist kind-of-day like every other. You know, mothers live and breathe by the checklist.
The college process has begun, only this time I’m on the other side. Looking at colleges with my daughter – a high school junior – has made me nostalgic. I envy her; today’s college experience is nothing like it was decades ago – which is a good thing!
Welcome to the new AG Bell Cradle to Career blog, an online community for parents and caregivers of children who are deaf and hard of hearing. This is a place for families to come together from around the world to share stories,