• Hearing loss and facts0

    Hearing loss is a severe health condition that is affecting a lot of people. It is estimated that about 20% of people in the United States of America are suffering from this condition. There are many factors that cause loss of hearing and one of them is age. At the age of 65, statistics have

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  • Hearing Loss and Children0

    Hearing Loss and Children One of the questions that we often hear from parents with hearing loss is, “How does my hearing loss affect my children?” Parents tend to be concerned that their children may not have a “normal” life because of their hearing loss. Fortunately, there are lots of resources available to help us

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  • Hearing loss service agencies ignore hard of hearing, late deafened, and oral deaf0

    Hearing loss service agencies ignore hard of hearing, late deafened, and oral deaf A Response to Alice Hagemeyer’s Open Letter by Nancy Kingsley Dear Alice, Thank you for sharing your views regarding the job announcement for GLAD (sic) posted by Robyn Tenensap, secretary of the Self Help for Hard of Hearing People (SHHH), California Board.

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  • How to Establish an Assistive Listening Device Center for People with Hearing Loss0

    How to Establish an Assistive Listening Device Center for People with Hearing Loss Rocky Stone Hearing Device Exhibit Presentation Editor: The folks at the Redwood City, CA SHHH-Peninsula group decided that their region needed a center where people could try out various types of Assistive Listening Devices (ALDs) to determine what worked for them. They

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  • “Hear the World” to Help People with Hearing Loss0

    “Hear the World” to Help People with Hearing Loss Editor: “Hear the World”, a foundation established by Phonak, will be supporting charitable organizations and projects focused on helping people with hearing loss. You can visit them at http://www.hear-the-world.com Tenor and conductor Plácido Domingo and the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra have joined Phonak, a leading manufacturer of

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  • Aural Rehabilitation for People with Hearing Loss0

    Aural Rehabilitation for People with Hearing Loss Aural Rehabilitation services include a wide variety of things that help people cope with hearing loss. In most other situations in which a person loses some important function, rehabilitation is included as a standard part of treatment. Can you imagine, for example, having knee replacement surgery without having

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