Tips and Advice

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 ...

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 ...

Considering a Hearing Assistance Dog?

Hearing dogs assist deaf and hard of hearing individuals by alerting them to sounds in the household or other surroundings. From a door knock or doorbell, maybe an alarm clock, telephone or even a baby’s ...