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Top 10 things you need before buying hearing aids

Reposted from HealthyHearing.com

Contributed by Brande Plotnick, MS, MBA, managing editor, Healthy Hearing
May 9, 2017

Have you finally decided it’s time to stop missing out on the important sounds of your life and take action to correct your hearing loss?  776 more words

Dog Alerts Hearing-Impaired Residents Who Chase Off Intruders

ADELANTO (CBSLA.com) — Lynn Ticas is hearing-impaired, and so are her boyfriend and their roommate. So when several people tried to break into their Adelanto home in the middle of the night late last month, their guard dog, Bella, was the only one who heard the intruders. 214 more words

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How did the omdatTRUST come about? Steve van Heerden, founder of the omdatTRUST, registered the trust on 03 February 2010. He created the omdat… 307 more words
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Changing lives

Thank to Ana for extraordinary BBC news stories about technological advances:

Moment schoolboy sees clearly again: Charlie started losing his sight aged four, leaving him only able to see close-up. 49 more words

Silent Lotus by Jeanne Lee

Lotus is a fun-loving child that loves basket-weaving, walking with the birds and swimming with the turtles. But what Lotus wants more than anything is to play with other children. 255 more words

Children Books

I was a patient there for a while before I was discharged recently (today) for a heart-related condition. When I found out the sign on the door where I was assigned to be in a room, the ignorance about Deaf people by labelling them “hearing impaired”–a damaging image of Deaf people.

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Where's Tony?

On Maundy Thursday I headed out with my companion Tony to my local supermarket, whilst there I bumped into my sister, or rather she bumped into me, Tony as usual remained quiet, my sister invited me to hers for tea.  541 more words

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