Hearing Loss Embarrassment #12 (Talking Over Other People)

If you were to ask a person what bothers them the most about their hearing loss, be prepared to hear a long list, starting with not being able to hear very well. But there are many more, including these: The eternal need to say pardon or would you repeat that, please? Having people reply “oh…

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My Hearing Loss: One Fork in the Road after Another

By Ruth Ilean Fox My life with hearing has been an interesting adventure with many twists and turns.   Hearing loss started at birth, 70 years ago, and progressed from mild to profound over 25 years. My speech developed normally, except for the “L” and “R” sounds, so my loss was not significant until around the…

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