Not-So-Silly Hearing Loss Questions

“Were you born with ‘it’?” I get this question a lot when I, and my hearing loss, meet someone for the first time. Sometimes they ask hesitantly, not sure what to call ‘the problem’, which they indicate with little finger jabs at their own ear. Hearing loss is my favourite topic and I’m drawn like…

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Hearing Loss Technology: Got it? Flaunt it!

Hearing aids have yet to reach the same level of high fashion as eyeglasses. But they’ve come a long, long way and so has public attitude towards them. But until recently, personal hearing technology was still big and ugly, which helped explain the distaste that people had for using them. At least, that’s how I…

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