Thanks for your opinions; now here’s mine on the Task Force’s grievous mistake

By David H. Kirkwood Hearinghealthmatters.org has been drawing more and livelier comments recently in response to our weekly posts. I’m sure I speak for all my colleagues when I say thank you to all who share your thoughts with us and encourage other readers to do the same. All of us—editors and readers alike—appreciate and…

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Eleven misconceptions teachers should know about children with hearing loss

By Janice Schacter Lintz   (1) People with hearing loss are older adults. According to NIDCD and the Better Hearing Institute, of the 36 million people in the United States with some degree of hearing loss, only 30% are 65 or older.   (2) A child who responds to sound does not have a hearing…

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