Tag Archives: hearing impaired

Why Do You Do What You Do? Data, Money & Taking the Lead – guest post by Therese Walden

OK, I’m a nerd and a geek, I’m enamored by facts and data and evidenced-based research as opposed to innuendo, conjecture and anecdote.  Not that those last 3 do not have a place in our society – primarily in social … Continue reading

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Amplifier Apps for Consumers with Hearing Loss: Are They Worth It? – guest post by Samuel R. Atcherson

In the Fall of 2010, I was approached after class by Josh Spann, one of my Au.D. students at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. In class, we had been talking here and there about various Apple and Android … Continue reading

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Battery Easy

There is a new product available for your patients who may be experiencing difficulty removing and/or inserting hearing instrument batteries. The Battery Easy is a lightweight, economical tool designed for easy replacement of hearing instrument batteries.  Invented by a hearing instrument user, Battery … Continue reading

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Products that Rocked the ADA Boat!

If you were unable to attend the Academy of Doctors of Audiology (ADA) “Rock the Boat” Convention November 3-5, 2011 in Bonita Springs, Florida, here is a quick summary of the GunSport Pro-1 and the HD-15 high-definition electronic earplugs, two of the hottest … Continue reading

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Swiss Army Knife for Hearing Aids

Many hearing instrument wearers use multiple tools to clean their hearing instruments including loops, brushes, and picks.  These instruments are usually very small and, at times, difficult to effectively handle by some patients. The perfect solution is the Acu-Life Hearing Aid … Continue reading

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Get your patients excited about loops! – guest post by Juliette Sterkens

Hearing loops broadcast sound from a sound source wirelessly to hearing aids. All users need to do is switch their hearing aid to the telecoil or Mic + telecoil mode. Hearing loops provide phenomenal hearing in situations where poor acoustics, reduced word … Continue reading

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Understanding Your Hearing

When counseling individuals about hearing loss, patients and family members may often feel overwhelmed in trying to not only process but to understand a lot of new information. Listening to a verbal explanation of audiometric test results while showing the corresponding audiogram may not be a sufficient … Continue reading

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One Good Earbud: not just for those with hearing loss!!

Individuals relying on traditional earbuds or headphones to listen to music with only one ear often complain about sound quality.  In this situation, using a typical mono and/or stereo earbud in one ear rather than two results in the loss of one of the two … Continue reading

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