Hearing Aid Dispensing – VIII

Hearing Aids and the FTC    According to Federal Trade Commission archivists, the agency’s Bureau of Consumer Protection first began investigating hearing aids about January 1975.  A draft proposal to regulate the industry was published in the Federal Register on June of that year. In the spring and summer of 1976, the FTC conducted 58 days…

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Whisper Test for Hearing and Hearing Aids – Still Alive?

It is Amazing What One Can Find About Hearing Aids When Looking For Something Else In her post last week on the HHTM blog, Gael Hannan commented on the “whisper game” that hearing-impaired individuals are not particularly good at, and provided an accurate and entertaining commentary as to why this is.  She reported that some…

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