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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Inspiring people with hearing loss to get help

By Peter Slobin, M.Sc. How do we inspire someone with a hearing loss to get help? As a hearing care professional, I often ask myself this question. It’s been estimated that only about one in three people who need hearing aids today actually get them. Sadly, for many people, good hearing health is not a…

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Why I Blog

This week’s Hearing View is written by my blog colleague Dr. Holly Hosford-Dunn, Editor-in-Chief of Hearinghealthmatters.org. If it sounds as if it starts in the middle of a post, that’s because it does. So, first go to Holly’s latest post at Hearing Economics, entitled Aaargh!! Time for Ruthless Publishers to Walk the Plank. There you…

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