Words for a Beautiful, Laughing Deaf Child

Giana is six years old and was born profoundly deaf. She is an enchanting child – I can tell this only from her picture, however, because I’ve never met her. But her mother, Gina, says that this is pure Giana, a beautiful laughing girl, who is also deaf and who has been struggling in her…

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OTC Gets My OK!

The topic of Over-the-Counter (OTC) hearing aids is of intense personal and professional interest to me.  However, I’m Canadian and our hearing loss advocacy on OTC is years behind that of our American colleagues. But I don’t feel qualified to write about the issue from the consumer point of view because, quite frankly, like many…

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