Henry Kisor lost his hearing at age three to meningitis and encephalitis but went on to excel in the most verbal of professions as a literary journalist. This new and expanded edition of Kisor's engrossing memoir recounts his life as a deaf person in a hearing world and addresses heartening changes over the last two decades due to the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and...
Not long after my three children went to live with their mother and her boyfriend, they began complaining about the terrible new life they encountered in their new home. They and I discussed the different situations and tried to work out ways in which they could make things better. This book recounts how I strove to help them deal with their new circumstances. Some helped, others are pending.