Ask Lindsay

Lindsay is a freelance writer born and raised in Hamilton, Ontario. Born with a severe hearing loss in her left ear, she's seen the good, the bad and the utterly hilarious that can go along with it. Lindsay's lending you an ear (be sure to speak up!) to help navigate through questions about living your life with hearing loss – anything from work and school to friends and family. If she doesn't know the answer, she'll find someone who does. Ask Lindsay.

People seem to stare at my ears Hi Lindsay! My name is Anna, and I have a hearing loss in both ears. I am in high school and people seem to stare at my ears. My question is, what do you think is people’s point of view when they see hearing aids? –Anna
Dating with Hearing Loss
Dating with Hearing Loss Hi Lindsay! I’m 16, and I’ve started to think about dating a little. I’ve got hearing loss in both ears and I wear hearing aids. My question is this: how do I explain my hearing loss and/or aids to guys? Will they think it’s gross? –Cherie
Hearing loss in the Forces
# Hi Lindsay! I'm sixteen years old, and I have significant hearing loss in both ears. I read somewhere that they don't let people with hearing loss become police officers, or join the military? Is this true? Isn't that illegal? –Ben