Deaf and Hard of Hearing Panel Descriptions:
What I Would Tell My Younger Self
Our role models will share reflections on their personal experiences growing up. They may share information such as their family dynamics, communication within their home, school experiences, and/or communication modes used while in school.
A Day in the Life
Our role models will share what a typical day looks like for them, from the time they wake up in the morning to going to bed at night. This may include information about communication in various settings, such as at work, while out running errands or during medical appointments. They may also share their experiences in going to a sporting event, traveling at an airport, watching TV, etc.
Using Hearing and Visual Technology
Our role models will share the different types of technology they use, such as hearing aids, CIs, captioning apps and videophones. They may discuss what they like or dislike about technology, communication access across settings and the social/emotional impact of wearing hearing assistive technology.