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Challenge: road traffic

In road traffic, everyone makes their own experiences wherever they go. It poses special challenges for people with hearing impairments – whether as pedestrians, cyclists or motorists: especially now in the upcoming darker seasons, when hearing loss can be less easily compensated through the eyes. 499 more words

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Bears don't sneak up on people?

“Is this the color that you wanted?” The words sludged towards me loud and slow with exaggerated lip movements. A small plastic case, the size of an iPhone screen slid across the wooden desk; inside were the two new Oticon Alta 2 hearing aids that I had ordered weeks prior. 683 more words

"Marga hears too much!"

Hyperacusis, hypersensitivity to noise, is less well known than tinnitus, but there are many people who suffer more or less severely from it.
In this new section “Marga hears too much” you get to know Marga van Hintum. 605 more words

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Why Learn Sign Language?

My sister and I walked into the brand-new humanities building after struggling for a minute or two to find parking. We had arrived in two different vehicles from our respective work locations and ventured down the hall together. 775 more words


Hearing aid maintenance

This morning I was «my» home for elderly people to clean the hearing aids and change the tubes or filters for residents who needed this. It was a first attempt on my part to support residents and staff with hearing aids and it is my intention to do this once a month. 369 more words

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Social Aspects

How do you handle the social aspect – Do you go out with your husband’s friends? I can only imagine how hard it is because of background noises, dim lights, and lip-reading is exhausting!

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