My Hearing Loss: One Fork in the Road after Another

By Ruth Ilean Fox My life with hearing has been an interesting adventure with many twists and turns.   Hearing loss started at birth, 70 years ago, and progressed from mild to profound over 25 years. My speech developed normally, except for the “L” and “R” sounds, so my loss was not significant until around the…

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Some “Hearing” People Still Don’t Understand

By Pearl Feder, L.C.S.W.   As the sun goes down and the evening enters my bedroom, I whip my hearing aid off and breathe a sigh of relief. I begin to relax. I enjoy the sound of my tinnitus (yep, you read that correctly), without the words coming at me from all directions.  I haven’t always been…

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