Tag: Hard of Hearing

The Joy of Writing & The Spoken Word

Joy Elan was born with a hearing loss and has been wearing hearing aids since she was 15 months. Despite the obstacles she faced, she overcame many of them and continues to overcome obstacles. Her mother always told her that she had three things…

Brittle But Not Broken

Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI), more commonly known as brittle bone disease, affects approximately 1 in 15,000 people. ¬†A genetic disorder whose impact on the bones can range from mild to severe and is caused by defective genes which compromise how the body makes collagen. ¬†Collagen…