American Girl’s 2020 Girl of the Year Has Hearing Loss

American girl doll with hearing loss

A lot has changed in the world of dolls since Barbie premiered in 1959. The classic Barbie look—blonde, blue-eyed, thin, and Caucasian—may still be available, but she is now available in much greater variety. The same is true for many dolls and toy brands. Dolls are now available with various hair and eye colors, skin… Continue reading American Girl’s 2020 Girl of the Year Has Hearing Loss

A Day in the Life of a Person with Hearing Loss

a day in the life of someone with hearing loss

If you have always lived with normal hearing, it may be difficult to understand what it’s like to live with hearing loss. Let’s take an imaginary trip into the life of a person with hearing loss. You wake up – not because you could hear an alarm or any normal household sounds, but because you… Continue reading A Day in the Life of a Person with Hearing Loss