And The Beat Goes On…(but who’s writing the music?)

Seven months have gone by since the publication of the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) report on the ways that technology can help individuals with mild to moderate hearing loss. PCAST The PCAST report seemed to be the start of a series of activities designed to change the delivery of hearing…

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Reality Check: Mapping Hidden Landscapes

From Angela Loavenbruck, the Crabby Audiologist: One of the reasons I love Facebook is that, in addition to its perverse ability to enable one of the all time great procrastinators, it makes it easier to run into people you haven’t seen for a very long time.  I recently became reacquainted with a young man whom…

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Down the Rabbit Hole

  “Who am I then? Tell me that first, and then, if I like being that person, I’ll come up: if not, I’ll stay down here till I’m somebody else.” ― Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland I’ve just returned from the 2016 AAA conference in Phoenix. As usual, the days and evenings were a…

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Mrs. Stromberg, Where Are You When I Need You?

I had a wonderful English teacher at Scranton Central High School. Her name was Muriel Stromberg and she had a Mamie Eisenhower haircut. I realized as I was writing this that probably no one reading this column would have any idea what a Mamie Eisenhower haircut was, so I’ve provided a photo. I don’t remember a…

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