A Journey of Discovery: Why I Decided to Tell My Family’s Story

By Lydia Denworth My son Alex was the first deaf or hard of hearing child I ever knew in any meaningful way. When his hearing loss was identified just before his second birthday, I was sad and scared and anxious—as many parents in the same situation often are. More than anything though I felt the…

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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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Tis the Season: Consider Giving the Gift of Hearing

By Kevin M. Liebe Usually by this time of the year, no doubt, you’ve already received countless requests for donations from a myriad of wonderful and deserving non-profit organizations across the country. Organizations like the Salvation Army, the Union Gospel Mission and many, many others come to mind. However, in keeping with the hearing theme…

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Spread the word about HLAA

By David H. Kirkwood I had a most enjoyable conversation the other day with Anna Gilmore Hall, the new executive director of the Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA). She’s been in that position for only a month or two ago, and is quick to acknowledge that she’s still learning the territory. Our get-acquainted talk…

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