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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Pygmalion, Golem and Little Engines

HearingHealthMatters.org features two blogs by teacher Bonnie Stone this week.  In Hearing Views, she questions the rationale behind the advice to keep expectations low for the success of her cochlear implant.  When you are finished with this article, read her guest blog in the Better Hearing Consumer, where she discusses how the devastation of sudden hearing loss…

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