Why I Go to Hearing Loss Conferences (and Why I Think You Should, Too)

What is your biggest complaint about having hearing loss? For many people, it’s the isolation they feel when they don’t hear what others are saying, or when they miss sound cues. What used to be easy is now a challenge. We can’t keep up in conversations. In groups, whether large or small, competing voices dissolve…

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Changing Cochleas, Part 5: Learning What We Need to Learn

“Changing Cochleas” is a 7-part series about my hearing journey with a cochlear implant. CI organizations produce the technology and also play an important role in helping recipients successfully adjust to a new way of hearing. So, in writing about my CI experience, I also write about the brand I chose, Cochlear. I know many people…

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