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Readers of Alberto’s column should by now be used to his predilection for rigorously defining terms that are frequently used in the acoustics side of the field. In keeping with that practice he defines Hearing Protectors, Hearing Loss, and Intelligibility, so that there will be no misunderstandings.
“It’s Not Denial. It’s Observation” Why People Find it Difficult to Detect Changes in their Own Hearing and Implications for Hearing Care Providers
Hearing health care professionals (HHP) are socialised into the belief that people with hearing loss are “in denial.” This is reinforced when people who later “accept their hearing loss,” use hearing technology, look back at their earlier failure to recognise their hearing loss, and try to rationalise their failure by adopting the explanation of “denial” given by the HHP.
While there may be many things in life worth complaining about, Peter Stelmacovich explains why his hearing loss isn’t one of them.
Let me start with a disclaimer: this review is incredibly biased. I am a huge fan of Gael and of the generous way that she shares the personal side of living with a hearing loss. I first witnessed this at the Canadian Hearing Society in Toronto, where Gael performed her one-woman show for my “Hearing…
Arpana Rao writes about how audiologists have the unique opportunity to help the growing numbers of aging individuals with hearing loss maintain their quality of life through appropriate rehabilitation strategies.
Advocates are often posting articles about what NOT to say to deaf people. In this instalment of “The Way I Hear It,” Gael Hannan tells us what we SHOULD say.
This paper presents is summary of sound levels measured inside nightclubs featuring loud music and a study of the hearing damage risk potential to the employees and patrons.
Gael Hannan lays some wisdom on us with A HoH’s Credo.
Gael Hannan wonders if people with hearing loss have unrealistic expectations with friends and love ones when it comes to remembering their communication challenges.
Peter Stelmacovich explores different behaviours related to his hearing loss and shares tips on how he deals with them.