Who we are
course of obtaining my Master’s Degree from Georgetown University I chose to
explore the role of hearing loss and the way people with hearing loss interact
with the world around them as part of my capstone project.
The paper expanded as I discovered the stigma of hearing loss and the role technology can play in allowing people to leave full lives in a hearing world. Consequently, understanding the challenges of
people with disabilities and the ability of an individual to be disabled –but
not entirely so, or more appropriately, having an invisible disability,
prompted me to develop the capstone project beyond its original idea and start Project Hearing, an
organization that seeks to bridge the gap between information and resources for
people with hearing loss and deafness who do not view the deafness or hearing
loss as a critical aspect of their persona.
In just one year Project Hearing has expanded and currently includes over 250 members who have signed up for our newsletter and includes 3 staff members!
Stay tuned, 2017 has some amazing things "hear" for us.