We sought to rectify that this year and we did a short trip to Old Orchard Beach, ME. Because of scheduling conflicts, we would only have 3 days together but it was just magical to see the girls connecting, chatting away, laughing and having fun. As I mentioned in a Facebook post I did with one of the pictures of them chatting away at breakfast,
Some of my favourite times during this trip involved just seeing the girls communicating. They always sat at a separate table for meals and just chatted away. Three friends, all with various levels of hearing loss, each with different technology (BAHA, CI, BTEs) and different communication styles yet they all signed, spoke, gestured and made it work. Made my summer.
377 days until conference...can't wait for Chicago!
|Jeanie, MacKenzie, Kennedy & Lisa ready to head to the USA!|
|The 3 gals ate at a separate table at all meals so they could yak...|
|Old Orchard Beach, ME - lots of fun on rides...|
|Saying their I Love Yous at Old Orchard|
|Visiting a beautiful lighthouse at Cape Elizabeth - the Portland Head Light|
|Always tough to say good bye...until next summer!|