Unheard Melodies Can Still Be Sweet

Editor’s Note: We thought Katherine Bouton’s post at The Better Hearing Consumer last week was worth sharing today with our readers at Hearing Views. She is the author of “Shouting Won’t Help: Why I – and 50 Million Other Americans – Can’t Hear You,” which was just re-released in paperback. It’s no secret that hearing aids…

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Focus on People Award recipients have inspiring stories

By David H. Kirkwood Several of the major hearing aid manufacturers and the non-profit organizations they fund do a lot of good work in the U.S. and overseas. For example, the Starkey Hearing Foundation has donated and fitted hundreds of thousands of hearing aids on people in countries all over the world. Hear the World,…

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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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