Sign Language at Disney World

Did you know Disney World has won an award for advances in media for deaf and hard of hearing? Several years ago, Walt Disney World received an award from the National Association of the Deaf for their use of sign language interpretation at their parks, along with other programs. In fact, Mickey and Minnie’s use of sign language at Disney …

Say What? Hearing Loss and Cognitive Decline

An estimated 40-50% of adults over the age of 65 experience some level of hearing loss, and that percentage increases to approximately 83% of people over the age of 70. Brain function and cognitive decline are¬†closely associated with hearing health for this high number of people. Though these numbers may seem staggering at the outset, but for those of us …