telecoil loop

Imagining a future where hearing loops double the value of hearing instruments

In the following Hearing View, Dr. David Myers envisions a future transformed by the universal availability of hearing loops and telecoils. His presentation here is based on his acceptance remarks on receiving the 2013 Oticon Focus on People Award for Advocacy. The Focus on People Awards Luncheon took place May 16 at Oticon, Inc. headquarters…

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Eleven misconceptions teachers should know about children with hearing loss

By Janice Schacter Lintz   (1) People with hearing loss are older adults. According to NIDCD and the Better Hearing Institute, of the 36 million people in the United States with some degree of hearing loss, only 30% are 65 or older.   (2) A child who responds to sound does not have a hearing…

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