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HOHYPF Teams with Westmont Lions Club

In our commitment to the hard of hearing community, the Hard of Hearing for Young People Foundation is proud to announce our recent work with the Westmont Lions Club in the Village of Westmont. We were ...

Back to School: Don’t Forget Your Child’s Hearing Check-Up

It’s back to school and as moms and dads prepare for that long-awaited first day back, it’s a great time to remind parents of how important it is to have your child’s hearing check-up. ...

Communicating with Deaf and Hard of Hearing People (Video)

My name is Katiamari Roman, I was born deaf, being the only deaf person in my family and mainstream school. People struggle to communicate with me because they don’t understand my situation, just ...

Celebrities, Music Artists Who Have Hearing Loss

You might be surprised at the large number of celebrities who live with hearing loss on a daily basis. Of course, its perhaps one from another time who is most famously known for his hearing loss, and ...

Digital Technology Aids Hard-of-Hearing Youth

Many hard-of-hearing youth can gain some level of hearing through a hearing aid. Dr. Rachel A. Raphael, M.A., CCC-A an audiologist affiliated with Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland, explains, ...

Leading Hearing Aid Manufacturers

As we know, there have been tremendous technological advances in the hard of hearing community. From state of the art hearing aids that have made possible what would no one would have believed as recently ...

Hard of Hearing and Deaf Children Describe Sound

A short video posted on Youtube by Center for Hearing and Communication (CHChearing.org) shows deaf and hard of hearing children describing their favorite sounds. Hearing impaired kids do like sounds of ...
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