View Mobile Site

It's hard not to hear

Dear Editor,
How to talk to a hard-of-hearing person:
It’s not hard to spot them. They are the ones with either an intent look on their face (trying to catch every word that’s being said) or an indifferent look (feeling left out).
When you know the person cannot hear well, talk to them (not at them) face to face. May eye contact. And for Heaven’s sake, if they ask you to repeat, please do, and a little louder, too. And never, never say, “oh, never mind” and walk away.
If anyone is curious about what it is ...

** Subscribers Log in to read this full article.

In order to view premium content, you must purchase a subscription.

Thank you for showing so much interest in our site! Our policies allow 10 free article views each month. To access additional articles including the E-Tribune, please subscribe. Already a print or online subscriber? Just log on to access additional content.

A subscription is required before viewing this article and other premium content.

Already a registered member and have a subscription?

If you have already purchased a subscription, please log in to view the full article.

Are you registered, but do not have a subscription?

If you are a registed user and would like to purchase a subscription, log in to view a list of available subscriptions.

Interested in becoming a registered member and purchasing a subscription?

Join our community today by registering for a FREE account. Once you have registered for a FREE account, click SUBSCRIBE NOW to purchase access to premium content.

Membership Benefits

  • Instant access to creating Blogs, Photo Albums, and Event listings.
  • Email alerts with the latest news.
  • Access to commenting on articles.

Please wait ...