Gael Hannan is a renowned humorist, author and speaker on hearing loss issues. She is an international hearing health advocate helping people better understand their life with hearing loss. She is a writer for hearing-related publications and is an author of the following books: The Way I Hear It: A Life with Hearing Loss and Hear & Beyond: Live Skillfully With Hearing Loss (co-author is Shari Ebert). Gael has a profound hearing loss and uses a bimodal solution by wearing a ReSound hearing aid and Cochlear Implant. She has graciously written a guest post for the ReSound blog.