How to Communicate with Children When You Have Hearing Loss

By Guest Blogger, Shanna Groves of Lipreadingmom.com As a hard of hearing (HOH) mother of three, I can become frustrated with not hearing my children’s voices well. And I am not alone. According to the Deafness Research Foundation, 17 percent of American adults report some degree of hearing loss. Many are parents or grandparents. Among them… […]

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Our Independence (and hearing protection)

Tomorrow is the 4th of July.  It is a day of celebrating our nation’s independence.  Our nation’s independence allows for so many things in our lives including freedom, family, work, religion, and much more.  At times I find myself taking advantage of my independence and taking it for granted as well.  I see my patients… […]

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Is your hearing aid looped?

Hearing aids are great!  They help people improve their hearing and minimize communication difficulties.  Although, I will be first to admit that hearing aids will not always markedly improve some situations that us as audiologists and the patients would like.  Many of these situations involve a lot of background noise or high reverberation.  I’m here… […]

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A New Era has Arrived for Hearing Aids!

I’M EXCITED! I’m at a point in my career to see something that is transformational!  I have now witnessed in my career a new technology breakthrough that I am excited about!  This new technology development is the first made for iPhone hearing aid!  This hearing aid, the Resound LiNX, is the first of its kind. Why is this… […]

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Let’s Start Building Solid Relationships Today! An audiologist’s perspective

Have you ever been on vacation somewhere enjoying the day and meet someone you connect with?  It may be over something simple like even a glass of wine.  This past weekend my brother and I ventured up to the Russian River Valley in California wine country.  It was here at Inman Family Winery that I knew I found my… […]

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Have you Been to NAMM? Know the risk of loud noise exposure

Yes I know it has been a few weeks since my last blog post.  I’ve been busy doing audiology stuff so no worries. Each year in January musicians, business owners, and others flock to Anaheim, California for the annual NAMM Show (National Association of Music Merchants).  It is a four-day trade show that encompasses all things… […]

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