Teresa Barnes, RN a former ED manager has a 57 dB hearing loss since birth is advocating for Hearing Awareness. She understands the nuisances of this health and social condition both personally and professionally. And, wants to change the values of corporations towards those with hearing loss for greater inclusion, equality, productivity, retention, communication, and safety. After a life-threatening accident for not hearing a warning shout from behind, she discovered a need that was not being met. Giving visibility to hearing loss and reducing stigma, so no other child or adult has to experience the pain she did not being understood with this disability.
The Hearing Friendly Symbol for safety, inclusion, visibility, and awareness was created and has evolved. She is the principal of HearCommunications, Inc - A Carlsbad Business Educational Company.
Teresa, also known as "TJ" her deaf sign name graduated from UCSD with a B.A. in Communications and is a California Board Registered Nurse.
She has been featured on Good Morning America on KUSI, Carlsbad Business Journal, San Diego Business Journal, EPIC Magazine, Allen & Houston where she was Woman of the Year, a Diversity Award Honoree from Scripps La Jolla Hospital, Safety Person of the Year for the Far West Skiers, a Workshop Trainer for the City of Carlsbad for Human Resources, "Creating Hearing Friendly Spaces".
Launching Sept 2022: https://hearcommunicationstrainings.podia.com/.
Nurse TeresaB advocates for the 20% of the population who suffer from hearing loss through keynotes, podcasting, workshops, blogging, and consulting. She is the author of Sound Advice: Tune in to Listening and the host of Sound Advice: A Hearing Friendly Business Podcast.
Bret Schanzenbach, President and CEO of the Carlsbad Chamber an IOM is proudly displaying the Hearing Friendly Business Symbol outside the Chamber with Teresa Barmes, RN. It's right above the Veterans Symbol and the AED certification.
Sixty percent of the Iraqi and Afghan US Veterans came back with hearing loss and tinnitus. Let's have public and private venues reduce noise discrimination which is the new second hand smoke and increase Hearing Friendly Spaces to attract and retain this employee or customer. Did you know 90% of the deaf babies have hearing parents according to the World Health Organization. Let's Level Up for the 21st Century.
He believes being a physician is more than the practice of medicine. Dr. Smith is here for advice on ENT Questions, WorkersCompensation Claims, and medical authority in the field of otolaryngology, better know as ear health.
Over 11 years of experience in the tech industry and is passionate about technology solutions that have a social impact.
She is assisting with technology development for HearCommunication.
Having grown up with parents and a sibling with hearing loss he understands the nuisances of this social and physical disease from this perspective. He is a strong supporter and suggest every business implement the Hearing Friendly Program in their platform.
Carolyn Reinmiller has covered a lot in her journey as a former school teacher, Girl Scout Leader, a Community Advocate, Long-Term Carlsbad Chamber Member on various communities like the Education Committee, Ambassador Committee and has a dynamic public relations firm. She is responsible for getting TJ Barnes, RN on the Good Morning Show San Diego. Thank you Carolyn.
Tune Into Hearing Awareness by scheduling Teresa Barnes, RN to present to your audience. Denis Waitley, author of The Psychology of Winning has said about the Teresa..."Growing up in the glory-days of radio, and with a career as a global speaker, most of my sound advice has been gained thru the art of listening. Teresa Barnes truly is today's - Voice of Hearing. You or someone you know will have a life-changing experience by reading/hearing and internalizing her inspiring, timely message.