Song Without Words: Late-Diagnosis Deafness



When Gerald Shea was a kid, “Be airful washing the trees” meant, “Be careful crossing the street.” Shea wasn’t foreign–he was deaf, and for thirty-four years, he thought everybody pieced together meaning from the muffled noises they heard. On this hour, we’ll talk to Shea about how he excelled even before a diagnosis. We’ll also talk to an audiologist about her work helping people hear, and hear for life.



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  • Jjag4332

    Sorry I missed this, have been HOH since age 35 and had CI in 2011, hope you repeat this and I am able to listen in, sure it would have been of interest