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When Your Hearing Aid Breaks and You Are Grieving

The past month has been filled with holiday and birthday celebrations, time off from work, snow, and special memories with family. We were excited to have my parents come for Christmas. 446 more words

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February 2 2019 - Deaf Therapy Dog - Jennifer Dentino

HLAA CITY OF ORANGE CHAPTER PRESENTS:
Jennifer Dentino and her deaf dog Kaos

WHEN:          SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2019
TIME:           10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
WHERE:        MARIE CALLENDER’S RESTAURANT…
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Back to Work and Voc Rehab

Last week, I made a couple of decisions that make me feel incredibly uneasy and quite honestly, I don’t know how thrilled I am about either one. 436 more words

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What If Your Reading Glasses Also Provided Captions?

Sitting in the dimly lit restaurant, I struggled to read the menu. Lucky for me, I keep readers in my purse, which I quickly pulled out and the problem was solved. 605 more words

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The Sound of Silence

The sound of silence is incredibly loud, that’s what hearing aids have taught me so far. They have also taught me that my voice is also super loud, and doesn’t sound the way that I thought it did. 939 more words

Why am I hearing sounds wrong?

I’ve struggled a bit in some WebEx and phone-call only meetings at work lately, and a few coworkers have asked “Are you not able to hear?” Recently I’ve had to try to explain and illustrate how hearing doesn’t equate to understanding, so it felt like a good time to shed some light on a hearing loss falsehood — that it’s just about hearing or not hearing. 864 more words

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What to Look for in Inexpensive Hearing Aids

With hearing aids costing thousands of dollars each in some cases, it’s easy to become discouraged. It’s easy to give up and say to yourself that you’ll just have to learn to live with not being able to hear. 536 more words

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