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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The Spiritual Self: Unsung Victim of Hearing Loss

By Kevin Liebe, Au.D. We rarely discuss the spiritual impact when talking about the many negative consequences of hearing loss. Maybe it’s because discussing religion can be something of a taboo in our culture. Many of us cling to the old wisdom that you should, “never discuss politics or religion in polite company.” Today, however,…

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