Karen Putz

I'm Karen--a deaf mom of three deaf and hard of hearing kiddos.  I write over at the Chicago Tribune TribLocal and Chicago Now blog.  "Life is too short to pout all the time."

Obtaining an Interpreter for the conference

I am interested in attending the Blog Her conference but I'm wondering how to request a sign language interpreter for this? ...more

Deaf Mom Jumps In

Hello all! I'm Karen, a mom from the Chicago area who happens to be deaf. I have three deaf and hard of hearing children and I work in early intervention helping families with deaf and hard of hearing kiddos. The hubby is also deaf and between the five of us, we have to track ten hearing aids on a daily basis and keep the puppy from using them as treats. ...more

I just joined as well, and it looks like this forum will be a learning experience as well as a ...more