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Volume 7

Me Vs. The Mask

As we crawl our way through this global pandemic, Gael understands the need for masks. But that doesn’t mean she has to like them.

During The Pandemic — We Still Need You!

Gael Hannan would like audiologists to remind their clients to reach out others on hearing loss via social media – they will be glad to hear from you!

Hot Tips to Help Your Clients ‘Be Best’

Drawing on her lifetime of training as a person with hearing loss and receiving care from a lot of hearing professionals, Gael Hannan shares some helpful tips.

What a HoH Believes

Accepting the reality of hearing loss is a different process for everyone. Some adjust better than others, but we all struggle with the changed dynamics of our relationships; caught between worlds of people who can hear and the people who can’t.

Volume 6

The Way I Hear It – What’s In A Name?

The sticky bog of hearing loss nomenclature often confuses ‘hearing’ people. It can also make grumpy-bears out of some people who ‘hear differently.’

Please, Rethink Telecoils!

Gael Hannan tells us why telecoils in her hearing aids have made her life better.

My Uneasy Truce with Tinnitus

While there are many causes of tinnitus and scientists aren’t quite sure how it works, and therefore can’t give us a cure, there are ways to “wrestle” it to a truce.

Your Client’s Partner is ‘Hearing’. How Can You Help?

Gael revisits her last column but from the point of view of the hearing professional.

I Have Hearing Loss. My Partner Doesn’t. Help!

Gael explores the relationship between people with hearing loss and the close people in their lives.

Help! We Hate Hearing Tests!

Gael lets us know about the importance of audiologist being aware of the anxiety caused by hearing tests.