Just found this blog. This isn’t a test (unless it is a test of how long it will take you to laugh) and it is totally something everyone – deaf, HoH or hearing should read. (ROFLMAO)
Whether you’re a signer, a lipreader, a hearing aid wearer or a cochlear implant user, or maybe a bit of each of those (and some other things too), there are some things that truly only happen to a deaf person. Things that simply don’t happen to everyone else. Here’s my long-held list below. How many have happened to you?
When you tell people you are deaf, they ask if you understand Braille.
You are forced to remove six-month old bits of food from your Textphone every time you make a phone call.
You curse your mobile phone’s auto correct function when you tell people that you’re “profoundly dead.”
Once in a while, you lose your hearing aids and spend the morning searching for them, before discovering them in the pocket of the trousers you are currently wearing.
At an audiology appointment, you try to *beat* the audiologist by watching them…
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