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Barter Beads: A Story of Childhood Hearing Loss

by Abha Sharma There is no first memory of the barter beads. But they... Read More

Diary of a New Hearing Aid User

A few years ago, one of my colleagues at HearingHealthMatters.org wrote a column encouraging... Read More

People with Hearing loss – Who Speaks for Us?

As we work to find ways to make the hearing loss life more do-able,... Read More

Tips for Cooking with Hearing Loss

Let me clarify the title of this article: hearing loss is not an ingredient... Read More

Explaining Our Hearing Loss to Others

Hearing loss is a two-sided problem. Having it, is on one side. Effectively explaining... Read More

ACCEPTANCE OF HEARING LOSS

People with Hearing loss – Who Speaks for Us?

As we work to find ways to make the hearing loss life more do-able,... Read More

What (Still) Makes Me Nervous about Hearing Loss

Most days I feel like I’ve got this hearing loss thing licked. After all,... Read More

Invite a HoH Into Your Life

If you have hearing loss, do you have someone in your circle of friends... Read More

Santa – Can You HEAR Me?!

Dear Santa, OK, Claus, this is IT! Year after year I write you, asking... Read More

Got Hearing Loss? Go Where the HoHs Are!

(Note: HoH = Hard Of Hearing = Slang acronym for a person with hearing loss.)... Read More

COMMUNICATING WITH HEARING LOSS

Changing Cochleas, Part 3: Horns, Hisses & Hugs (Activation)

On January 12, 2017, I received my cochlear implant (CI) at Sunnybrook Health Sciences... Read More

Why I Speak, Sign and Speechread

I am a talker, a gesturer and a reader of faces. Put another way,... Read More

Yes, I’m Young – Yes, I Have Hearing Loss

My guest writer this week is Karina Cotran. Karina lives in Toronto and works... Read More

I am a Teacher with Hearing Loss

Editor’s Note:  HearingHealthMatters.org is pleased to feature two related articles by teacher Bonnie Stone... Read More

Diary of a Mad Hearing Aid User

Recently, my HearingHealthMatters colleague Dr. Bob Martin wrote a post with a suggestion for his... Read More