Month: May 2013

Alejandra’s Story

Last week, we announced the 2nd winner of the ReSound Moment Maker Grant, Michael Mallahan.  His organization, Hearing the Children, has been helping children with hearing loss in Guatemala since 2003.  Here is the heart-warming story of Alejandra, just one of the children that Michael and his team have been able to help. Alejandra was …

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21st Century Waves Using Induction and Antennas

An interesting and unexpected trend has occurred. Many assumed that telecoil (induction loop) utilization would decrease with the introduction of digital wireless hearing aids and accessories. However, installations for induction loops are at an all-time high in the United States. Rena Appleby, Au.D., and Stephen Hallenbeck, Au.D., recently presented on wireless hearing aid technology at …

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Phone Solutions to Every Need: User benefit with different phone listening strategies

The phone is used as a means of communication for business, pleasure and for safety reasons. Lack of success with phone communication by patients is linked to a self-reported reduction in quality of life and reduced patient success with amplification. In fact, failure to use a hearing instrument with the phone is reported as one …

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Kansas Audiologist Hosts Interactive Dinner Theater Event

Thumper Johnson of Mid-Kansas Ear Nose & Throat Associates likes to host educational events for customers at least once a year.  We’re not talking about your standard hearing loss seminar, however.  Johnson’s events are designed to provide a “real experience” where individuals with hearing loss can test drive technology in real-life hearing scenarios. On May …

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