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  1. Hearing impaired RN wants to work but------
    Ok, first off, congrats on not letting limitations keep you from something you want to do. It took me several years to learn that I was the same person as before my hearing loss, just with a little...
    Apr 14, '09
    Forum: Developmental Disabilities
  2. Hearing impaired RN wants to work but------
    do I need to "quote" how you and llg responded to the question? both of you took offense and by taking offense, it came off as p.issy. How would you describe your response? and "p.issy" was the...
    Mar 19, '09
    Forum: Developmental Disabilities
  3. Options for telephone use for HOH Rn's
    in time, I assume the blackberry will have that capability. It probably could, but from the way it was explained to me, you might need a second cellphone to do both functions. But, I may be wrong...
    Mar 19, '09
    Forum: Developmental Disabilities
  4. Hearing impaired RN wants to work but------
    agreed, good luck.
    Mar 18, '09
    Forum: Developmental Disabilities
  5. Options for telephone use for HOH Rn's
    its a simple procedure in logging in to the specific website via your iPhone, submitting your personal cellphone number and the number you are trying to reach. the website server does the rest. It...
    Mar 18, '09
    Forum: Developmental Disabilities
  6. Hearing impaired RN wants to work but------
    My point is, it was a legitimate question. Nothing more, nothing less. Why you or any other HOH person gets ***** is beyond me. I deal with the same issues you do, but to a degree more. I don't...
    Mar 18, '09
    Forum: Developmental Disabilities
  7. Hearing impaired RN wants to work but------
    ok, this is to address canoehead, llg, and marvie..... 1. Canoehead question was a legit one, and apparently you missed the smiley face at the end of his question. 2. llg, maybe you should get...
    Mar 18, '09
    Forum: Developmental Disabilities
  8. Options for telephone use for HOH Rn's
    actually there is a mobile choice, but it depends on which carrier you have and where you work (signal wise). If you have every heard (pun not intended) of CapTel. It is a service very similar if...
    Mar 18, '09
    Forum: Developmental Disabilities
  9. Deaf Nursing?
    let me mention I have just been rehired in the ER at my local hospital. that is where my nursing experience comes from prior to losing my hearing 4.5yrs ago. I do have a Auditory Brainstem Implant,...
    Mar 18, '09
    Forum: Developmental Disabilities
  10. Can't get hired due to hearing loss
    And I totally see and agree with what you have said.....but it hasn't limited itself to just direct care positions. I initially started looking at paperwork, or desk jobs. It was then that they...
    Jan 8, '09
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  11. Can't get hired due to hearing loss
    I am totally deaf. I had both hearing nerves severed or damaged when the Acoustic Neuroma's were removed. At the time of the second surgery in 2004, a Auditory Brainstem Implant was placed. The...
    Jan 7, '09
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  12. Question for those who receive SSD
    very good response above. I have done some research and talked with EN's and SSA. You don't have to use all the 9mos at one time. It is just a total of 9mos in all. You can earn as much as you...
    Dec 31, '08
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  13. Can't get hired due to hearing loss
    Ok, quick story, lost my hearing due to Acoustic Neuromas as late as 2004. Went on full disability and now trying to get back to the nursing career. But no one will hire me, interviews are few and...
    Dec 31, '08
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  14. Question for those who receive SSD
    it is my understanding that once you have used your 9mos, that is it. Now, if you re-entered the workforce and came off completely from disability, you might be able to get another 9mos if you were...
    Dec 31, '08
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  15. Any Deaf, Hard of hearing Nurses?
    Toronto, look above my post and read that post. I have personally worked with paramedics and doctors using bilateral hearing aides. It can be done, you may have to prove proficiency in your...
    Dec 10, '08
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  16. Any Deaf, Hard of hearing Nurses?
    completely deaf here and extensive exp as an ER Nurse prior to losing the last bit of it. Look me up and maybe we can help each other with ideas about getting past the stigma of "deaf people". ...
    Dec 7, '08
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  17. Largest ED in the US
    Jackson General in Jackson Tn just expanded to 60+ beds, no peds wing and avg 100k visits per year.
    Dec 7, '08
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  18. Nurses who are deaf, partial hearing loss?
    I just came across this website while doing a search for deaf nursing....why didn't anyone tell me it existed?? :chuckle My situation is similar but progressed. I was an ER nurse for 7yrs...
    Dec 7, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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