Of hurricanes and hearing aids

By David H. Kirkwood This post was first published August 30, 2011.  As we have already witnessed the start of the 2016 season we still draw comparisons of expectations and reality. Watching how my fellow New Yorkers reacted to Tropical Storm (née Hurricane) Irene over the past weekend reminded me of the tremendous power of…

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iPhones and Hearing-Aid Compatibility: Re-Defining Accessibility?

Kathi Mestayer takes a look at the possible changes to rules for wireless hearing aid compatibility, including Apple’s request to be exempt from putting telecoils in their iPhones.   By Kathi Mestayer     Apple has certainly been in its share of dust-ups lately.  Now there’s one that has raised eyebrows in the hard-of-hearing tech…

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