New Book by Gael Hannan Receives Glowing Review at Huffington Post

Gael Hannan’s new book, The Way I Hear It, was featured in a review this week at the Huffington Post on September 29th by writer Kristen Hansen Brakeman. Brakeman, whose work has been featured in the New York Times and the Washington Post, praised Hannan’s “humor and clarity” in her writing about what it’s like to…

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As hearing industry seeks a new wireless standard for hearing aids, t-coil advocates say not so fast

Since this post was originally published on April 30, it has drawn a number of thoughtful and provocative comments, which follow the main text.  This revised post also contains a response from Jan Topholm, a prominent EHIMA member,  to a query that I sent him in writing the original post.   By David H. Kirkwood…

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Surprise at AudiologyNOW! Mueller and Northern announce it’s their final Trivia Bowl

By David H. Kirkwood ORLANDO, FL—The American Academy of Audiology (AAA) had advised convention-goers that Gus Mueller and Jerry Northern were “sure to have some tricks up their sleeves” for the 25th annual Audiology Trivia Bowl, which was held here today (Saturday, March 29) at AudiologyNOW! 2014. However, until a few days ago not even the Academy…

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What are the telltale signs that you might be an audiologist?

• When you tell people what you do for a living, do they often say, “What?”–and expect you to laugh? • When you’re standing behind an elderly person in the supermarket checkout line, do you have to resist a powerful urge to push his earmold properly into his ear? • Do you find battery stickers on the…

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