Emotions and Feelings

  • Write and share stories about living with hearing loss

  • Read stores other teens and tweens have written and discuss (stories are available in Knowledge is Power workbooks

  • Discuss the big questions (How do you feel about your hearing loss? How does your family feel? Do they accept your hearing loss? How do you friends feel? Do they accept your hearing loss? What can we do to help people understand?)

Must Reads

English, Kris (2008) "Educating and Counseling Children and Teens with Hearing Loss" in Madell, J.R. and Flexer, C, Pediatric Audiology: Diagnosis, Technology, and Management, Theime, NY.

Elkayam and English (2003) "Counseling adolescents with hearing loss with the use of self-assessment/significant other questionnaires". Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 14, 485-499.

McDonald, Eugene (1962) Understand Those Feelings, Stanwix House, Inc

Martilla and Mills, (2002) Knowledge is Power – KIP, Educational Audiology Association