Being a HoH in the Workplace

by Michele Nealon   (Note: HoH = hard of hearing, person with a hearing impairment) It was a precarious beginning. I came into this world with a range of medical issues and it’s presumed that the medications damaged my hearing. The unaided sounds I hear today are the sounds I have always heard – a…

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My Response to Hearing Loss: A First Responder’s Story

I’m delighted to have Joe Molinari, a police detective with hearing loss, as my guest writer this week.  by Joe Molinari   In the spring of 2001 I had just completed my seventh year as a police officer in a southern New Hampshire City, when I began noticing the signs of my hearing loss.  I…

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