A Hearing Technology Moron

After 40-odd years of using various pieces of assistive technology, you’d think I’d be well past the basics – you know, like knowing how to turn it on and off. But I haven’t. Technology continues to floor me as much as it did when I was in my 20s. At that time, the only electronic,…

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Dirty Laundry: Removing Hearing Aids in Public

Is it poor taste to take your hearing aids out in public to change the battery or scratch your ear? Who decides whether an activity is ‘acceptable’, anyway?  Society? The Law? Individual people? Some women would love to run bare-chested, as men do, through the park on Sunday mornings. It would draw stares, frowns and comments. Possibly…

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