Monthly Archives: May 2016

Remembering our Veterans this Memorial Day

When you think of Memorial Day, what comes to mind? Parades? Barbeques? The official start to summer? What about remembering U.S. services members who have given their lives to protect our freedom? According to the U.S. Department of Veteran’s Affairs, … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Catching Hearing Loss Early

Ignoring hearing loss has a cost. May is Better Hearing and Speech month so it is a good to remind ourselves that recognizing hearing loss is a first step to finding a hearing solution. The earlier we recognize loss the … Continue reading

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Pete Townshend, The Who, Exploding Drum Kits and Living with Hearing Loss

Pete Townshend, longtime guitarist for The Who was born May 19, 1945, has lived with hearing loss for nearly 50 years. On September 17, 1967, The Who exploded onto the U.S. music scene—literally. Keith Moon, the celebrated and eccentric drummer … Continue reading

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“Hearing aids opened a whole world for me”

By Mercy Semeyian Though still a young adult, I have battled to retain my hearing for years. My trouble started a few months before sitting (for) my final primary education examination. In Kenya, our final year is full of intense … Continue reading

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A Hearing-Friendly Classroom in 3 Steps

May 3 is National Teacher Appreciation Day, and most of us can think of at least one teacher who changed everything for us. For children with hearing loss, there can be more extraneous factors that interfere with what the teacher … Continue reading

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