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All people with hearing loss have experienced the two most painful words in the hearing loss dictionary—never mind. But another question stings every hearing aid or cochlear implant user: “Have you got your ears (or, things) in?”
A hearing aid is not the complete, standalone resource for every communication situation. Instead, the device is a component of your client’s personal hearing loss strategy for better communication.
It’s OK to ask for repeats – without apology and without shame. It’s part of our hearing loss toolkit. People in our lives want to communicate with us, and communication is a two-way street.
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.
While there may be many things in life worth complaining about, Peter Stelmacovich explains why his hearing loss isn’t one of them.
Peter give us some insight into a particular issue faced by people with hearing loss in his latest column entry called, “Names…My Greatest Nightmare.”
Gael Hannan wonders if people with hearing loss have unrealistic expectations with friends and love ones when it comes to remembering their communication challenges.
Kim Tillery is often asked if she evaluates adults with CAPD. The next question is what can be done to assist the adult and why was an evaluation for CAPD provided?