10 Tips For Communicating With People With Hearing Loss

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Hearing loss is not only a challenge for those who suffer from it, but it can also be frustrating for those trying to communicate with them. Even for those using hearing aids, it is not always easy to communicate successfully in all situations. Follow these simple tips to improve communication with your hearing impaired friends…

Symptoms and Causes of Hearing Loss in Children

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Hearing loss can happen at any time, and can affect a child’s ability to learn, speak, communicate and comprehend if not caught early. Children imitate sounds to learn to communicate – if they have hearing loss they can miss much of the language and speech that is going on around them…

Formula 1 and Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

Formula 1 Grand Prix

Article by: Ken LaFerle Au.D. Director of Educational Services Beltone USA About Ken LaFerle The Australian and Malaysian Formula 1 Grand Prix races are happening on March 15 and 29, respectively. Although entertaining, Formula 1 racing also brings with it the risk of noise-induced hearing loss. What Is Noise-Induced Hearing Loss? Noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) […]

9 Academy Award-Winning Celebrities with Hearing Impairment

Academy Awards

After the Academy Awards on February 22nd, we thought it fitting to take a look at the successes achieved by some hearing impaired celebrities in the entertainment world. Rob Lowe has complete hearing loss in his right ear as a result of a childhood illness. He is best known for his role on the West Wing which ran from 1999 to 2006. Lowe is also known as…

10 Musicians You Probably Didn’t Know Are Hearing Impaired

Rock Guitar Musician

The 57th Grammy Awards were on February 8, 2015! To celebrate the success of those with hearing impairment, we’ve come up with a list of well-known and award-winning musicians who suffer from hearing impairment. The most common hearing affliction suffered by musicians is tinnitus. To learn more about this painful condition and how to find relief…

23 Warning Signs of Hearing Loss

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The first signs of hearing loss aren’t always obvious. Because hearing loss is usually a gradual process, you may become accustomed to compensating for the loss and not realize how far it has progressed. Even your physician is unlikely to detect changes in your hearing—according to the Better Hearing Institute, only 13% of physicians routinely screen for…

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