Control Over Hearing Aids: A Consumer’s Perspective

By Carolyn Haas   When I got my first hearing aid, I was an immature 13-year-old high school freshman. I was meeting weekly with a special education teacher because I am blind. She noticed I was struggling with orientation and navigating the school hallways, and I wasn’t always responding appropriately to questions. A trip to the…

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When a HoH Meets a Pro

In the hearing loss world that I live in, there are HoHs and there are Pros: HoH: Refers to a person who has hearing loss and who may also identify as hard of hearing, hearing-impaired, or hearing aid/cochlear implant user. (This term does not refer to all those affected by a person’s hearing loss, such as…

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