Debbe Hagner, Cochlear Implant Recipient Before caption glasses came out I hardly went to movies because it was hard to understand the dialogue. I would rather wait till the movie came out on TV with the captions. Or I would only watch movies with a lot of action. Now It is great having the caption… Read more »
Debbe Hagner, Cochlear Implant Recipient. I have had a severe to profound hearing loss most of my life. It has been over one year since I got the cochlear implant to recover my ability to hear. I have heard many people tell me “Oh darn, I can’t talk behind your back.” I often wonder- how… Read more »
Debbe Hagner, Cochlear Implant Recipient Recently I traveled to a genealogy convention with other “genealogy ladies.” For the first time I felt comfortable with them and we had a blast! I didn’t feel left out. I handed my article about my CI experience to several professional genealogists. One said that she got goose bumps in… Read more »
I attended the premier showing off “Inferno” at the Cobb 10 Theatre, at Tyrone Square Mall and experience what “assistive hearing devices” were available. Upon purchasing tickets for my wife and I, I asked if any “assistive hearing devices”. There was no sign to state such items were available.
Assistive Listening devices are available for all movies, where possible. These devices will allow hearing loss people to either amplify sound or have some form of closed caption to “read”, or follow the dialogue as to what is being said throughout the movie. As many of you might be aware, not all movies offer such… Read more »