Why Should I Learn to Speechread?

I’m a huge fan of speechreading. I have to be – because if I couldn’t speechread, the hearing I do have would fall below the floorboards. (That’s why I’m trying so hard, in the above picture, to speechread my friend Ray Wathen and his full-blown Texas drawl.) Actually, my hearing would be the same as…

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Tipping Points: When I Knew Hearing Aids Weren’t Enough

My guest writer this week is Marge Cohen who writes about the long slope – in this case, a ski slope – from hearing aids to a cochlear implant.   By Marge Cohen   For my family, skiing is one of our beloved winter activities. We love to hit the slopes as often as we can. And…

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