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Towards Gene Therapy for Deafness

Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) in La Jolla, California, have identified the protein responsible for converting sound waves in to electrical impulses, which makes hearing possible. ...

Year End Donations – You Can Help Hard of Hearing Youth

2012 has been a remarkable year for the Hard of Hearing Young People Foundation. We have made great strides in our efforts of providing assistance and support in the lives of young people in the hard ...

Hearing Loss Gene Discovered

There’s big news for those who suffer from hearing loss and it comes from researchers at the University of South Florida. It recently announced it’s found the gene believed to be directly ...

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Many people equate October with breast cancer awareness, but it’s also National Disability Employment Awareness month, too. It’s the ideal time to turn our attention to disabilities and the ...

Presbycusis

Did you know it’s estimated up to 35% of people between the ages of 65 and 75 begin experiencing hear loss for what they believe is no apparent reason? It’s not until they visit their doctors ...

Despite Technology, Hard of Hearing Still Face Difficulties

Technology has allowed great strides to be made in the hard of hearing community; unfortunately, it’s not enough. For anyone who’s ever made the request to communicate via instant messaging, ...

Bridging the Transition for Your Deaf Child & Teachers

Summer is just now underway, but for parents of hard of hearing children, it’s time to start thinking about the upcoming school year. They wonder if the school is equipped to ensure their child’s ...
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