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Annie Lennox holding the 'Hear the World' pose to help raise awareness about hearing loss (photography by Bryan Adams)

Heather Leigh Whitestone McCallum (born February 24, 1973 in Dothan, Alabama) is a former beauty queen (Miss Alabama 1994, Miss America 1995) who was the first deaf Miss America title holder, having lost most of her hearing at the age of 18 months.

"Deaf" or "Hard of Hearing" are preferred over "hearing impaired" which is culturally distasteful and has a negative, derogatory connotation.

Amy Winehouse. (Harper's Bazaar, October 2010)

The Top 6 Mobile Apps for Hearing Aids and Hearing Loss @Miracle Ear North County San Diego

Explaining how a hearing aid works

Deaf friendly terms. FYI, "Hearing-Impaired" is offensive. Educate yourself :)

I can hear with my eyes AND my ears

Learn American Sign Language (ASL) Lesson. Very basic words that could really help someone in need who is hearing impaired.

In the Sept Marie Claire issue (on US newsstands today), #Shakira discusses how we can all help change the world!

Hearing loss simulation, this allows you to hear what people with different levels of hearing loss hear

Video to help understand hearing loss and hearing impairment by explaining how hearing works. Cochlear implants can help children and adults with hearing loss.

I Really Love You Sign Language Rubber Stamps Hearing Loss, Deaf ...

Famous Deaf and Hard of Hearing People. We're doing a project on Deaf and HOH celebrities in class. This is perfect!

ASL is a great 2nd language to learn for hearing people. Here's a free set of 30 lessons, videos, quizzes, practice sheets and more from ASL. Enjoy!

Hearing with eyes

Annie Lennox

Cool Hearing Aid Designs