Not-So-Silly Hearing Loss Questions

“Were you born with ‘it’?” I get this question a lot when I, and my hearing loss, meet someone for the first time. Sometimes they ask hesitantly, not sure what to call ‘the problem’, which they indicate with little finger jabs at their own ear. Hearing loss is my favourite topic and I’m drawn like…

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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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