From the Cochlear Americas blog, and in time for our annual “Coping with the Holidays” November meeting, are some good tips for stress free celebrating. Some of them are about implant processors, but can be adapted for hearing aids.
Here is a helpful post on a blog for people with hearing & vision loss.
The United States Department of Justice operates a toll-free Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Information Line to provide information and materials to the public about the requirements of the ADA.
If you’d like assistance understanding how the ADA applies to your situation, ADA Specialists are available Monday through Wednesday and Friday from 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM.
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And a link to ADA resources
I saw Perry Hanavan, Aud’s webinar last week on using your smartphone as an ALD and it was really interesting. I don’t know how many of you saw it but if you didn’t, it was impressive and I thought I would share my notes with you. You can also see the webinar on the main HLAA website.
Dave Myer’s article — in the original he gave credit to all of the individuals and groups across the country who have been involved in the Looping movement — the WSJ cut those 300 words. Still—it’s progress — and public education on hearing loss.
Here’s an article we can all relate to: http://www.examiner.com/article/7-ways-to-communicate-with-the-deaf-and-hard-of-hearing?cid=db_articles
Some new research about tinnitus and the brain.
An article from the AARP website summarizing ways to protect your hearing. Important information that should not be kept lightly. Check it out at the link below. Do you have other suggestions?
The video presentation is at the link below regarding understanding and erasing the stigma of hearing loss.
This slideshow provides helpful information, which we all probably know, but offers so good reminders to help ourselves and others effectively communicate with each other. Hearing loss should not be a battle to communicate!
Many good tips for friends and family!