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Hearing Loss Advocate. Writer. Speaker. Humorist.

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Upcoming Events

Hello Helsinki! October 2018

If you happen to be in Finland in October 2018…. Details to be confirmed, so watch for more information.

Coming to Comox! October 19, 2017

I will be presenting at the CHHA Comox Valley Branch on Vancouver Island at 7pm on October 19th.  Book signing and snacks.

CHHA North Shore – September 18, 2017

It was a great meeting people with hearing loss in North Vancouver.  Thanks Hugh and Mike!

HLAA – Salt Lake City, June 22-25, 2017

Join me at the Hearing Loss Association of America’s fabulous annual event – this time in Salt Lake City.  More details coming soon!  

CHHA 2017 – Sidney, BC

May 25-27, 2017!  Mark your calendars for a fabulous event in beautiful British Columbia. The Canadian Hard of Hearing Association is holding its national conference in  the town where I live most of the year – Sidney, BC on Vancouver Island! Come visit!

World Congress of Audiology

September 18, 2016: Speaking at the opening of this event in Vancouver, BC, drawing hearing health professionals from around the world.  

Van Riper Lectures, Western Michigan U

I was honoured to be a 2016 Van Riper Lecturer at Western Michigan University on Friday September 30, 2016 in Kalamazoo, along with the amazing Michael Turner. Mike is a stutterer and spoke brilliantly about living with stuttering. The Van Riper Lectures are held each year to honor Charles Van Riper, one of the founders of … Continue reading Van Riper Lectures, Western Michigan U

Miracle Ear at Whistler

August 26, 2016:  Pleased to be a keynote speaker at Miracle Ear Canada’s first Canadian conference. Speaking on “HearRage! A Client Perspective”.

HLAA/IFHOH Convention 2016

Pleased to speak at the Opening Ceremonies at the world’s largest convention for people affected by hearing loss, June 23rd in Washington, DC, giving people from around the world some communication tips.  Also – the MC at the banquet!

Colorado Hearing Society

June 17, 2016: Talking about Ear Rage, Bluffing and Speechreading to the members of CHS in Beaver Creek, Colorado.