In honour of #betterspeechandhearing month, I wanted to share the story behind the passion for improved access to resources for children that are Deaf or Hard of Hearing, and the advocacy for better hearing health; our Em. Our sweet Em was born in December 2012. When Em reached about 10 months we started to have … Continue reading Meet Em!
Whenever someone learns about Em being Deaf, the first question they always ask usually is "do you sign?" Or when they learn that we have given her access to ASL they'll ask "why, won't that hinder her speech?" Choosing to give a Deaf or Hard of Hearing child access to both languages is a very … Continue reading #Why I Sign
As part of getting to know who I am, it's only polite that I introduce myself in a less formal space. I'm Jessica Tiefenbach! I married the love of my life in 2011, and together we have 2 beautiful children earthside, with another expected to join us in May 2018. I love playing board games, … Continue reading Introductions