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Top 10 Ways to Hear Better for the Holidays

As the holidays approach, social gatherings, entertainment, and time with family becomes far more prominent. “This time of year is about connecting with what helps you embrace and celebrate the holidays, but it’s difficult to do that with a hearing impairment or other communication issues,” says our audiologist. “And it’s not just the person with the hearing impairment who is affected by the loss, it’s their loved ones and friends, too.” Here are six tips to help you (or someone with a ... Read more

Hearing Loss & the White House

There’s quite a bit of talk in politics, but what about listening? Both sides of communication are incredibly important when getting your message across, whether you call the White House home or not. Here’s a history of hearing loss in our nation’s capitol. Claudia Gordon: Claudia Gordon currently works at the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs. She is also the first deaf African-American female attorney in the United States. Inspired to become a lawyer because of the discrimination she experienced ... Read more