What is the best musical instrument for my hard of hearing child?

From time to time I am asked about the best musical instrument for someone’s hard of hearing child. It turns out that this is not an easy question. If this was the 1960s, I may have said drums, but that 60-year old answer would be quite simplistic given the advancement of knowledge (and politics) surrounding…

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What did Skinner and Miller have to say about hearing aid fittings?

It is rare to have a column about a review of an article, especially an article from almost 40 years ago but Skinner and Miller (1983) is a must-read (or re-read) article.   This describes the work primarily done during Margaret (Margo) Skinner’s PhD thesis. Margo Skinner used a master hearing aid where she was able…

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