iPhones and Hearing-Aid Compatibility: Re-Defining Accessibility?

Kathi Mestayer takes a look at the possible changes to rules for wireless hearing aid compatibility, including Apple’s request to be exempt from putting telecoils in their iPhones.   By Kathi Mestayer     Apple has certainly been in its share of dust-ups lately.  Now there’s one that has raised eyebrows in the hard-of-hearing tech…

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The Spiritual Self: Unsung Victim of Hearing Loss

By Kevin Liebe, Au.D. We rarely discuss the spiritual impact when talking about the many negative consequences of hearing loss. Maybe it’s because discussing religion can be something of a taboo in our culture. Many of us cling to the old wisdom that you should, “never discuss politics or religion in polite company.” Today, however,…

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