analog hearing aid frustration

Manufacturers, Please Make a Power Analog Hearing Aid!

By Lolly Wigall I really like being an audiologist.  I enjoy helping people hear well.  I appreciate the technological changes that have taken place over my many years working as an audiologist. I like doing hearing tests and explaining the test results to patients and their families. I especially like selling and fitting hearing aids.  I…

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Don’t Forget, May is Better Hearing and Speech Month

By Lolly Wigall When I first went into private practice in audiology, I remember being excited about promoting the “May Is Better Hearing and Speech Month” campaign. I had purchased my practice in August 1989, and I was planning on going all out for May 1990. Being a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), I…

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Why Don’t Universities Teach Students to Sell Hearing Aids?

By Lolly Wigall I was reading a professional magazine this morning while I was drinking my coffee.  I have to admit that I generally do not read professional magazines.  I see all the research articles with the wonderful graphs and statistics and my eyes glaze over.  I may read the intro and the conclusion.  But,…

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