There’s a right to hear or not to hear, but none to deny another’s right to hear

Editors Note: This post was originally posted February 2012. By David H. Kirkwood Two recent posts at Hearing Views addressed basic rights related to hearing health care: the right to have access to hearing care technology and services and the right not to use that access.   “AN ESSENTIAL HEALTH BENEFIT” The February 8 Hearing…

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Stressless, no. But it’s a great profession nonetheless

Editors Note: This is a re-post from June 2011.  Audiology has continued to top the “least stressful job” in the years since.  As the profession moves to the increasing demand, the draw for those who want to start their career can be challenged with the changes we are facing.  But as David stated five years…

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Hearing Loss and Career Success: Finding and Maintaining Your Path

  By David Baldridge   I have been researching the workplace experiences of people with hearing loss for nearly two decades. During that time, I’ve been fortunate to learn from the experiences of hundreds of amazing people. Every story is different and there are rarely easy or permanent fixes. Career success is rather a lifelong journey…

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