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What does hearing loss feel like?

When you have good hearing it’s very easy to guess or assume what it might be like to have hearing loss but very often those assumptions are wrong and can come across as inconsiderate or offensive.If you’re someone with ‘normal’ hearing and would like an insight into what it’s like to be deaf or hard of hearing, try to complete the following 5 challenges (created by Deaf Blogger… 248 more words

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Dr Ryan O'Clair AuD - How is hearing loss linked to dementia?

I have the pleasure of working with Dr Ryan O’Clair. He is one of the nicest people around and is a literal encylopedia when it comes to hearing loss. 29 more words

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Getting the most out of hearing aids

I was cleaning up my Youtube channel when I came this little gem that I recorded on a whim about two years old. I speak about my experiences learning to hear again after I had cochlear implant and some of the techniques which I found to be most effective, why I think persistence, perseverance and a lot of patience are paramount to getting the most out of hearing aids and why I compare hearing aids to a walking stick. 52 more words

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Sound of Metal

Sound of Metal is an upcoming movie about noise induced hearing loss, due for select release around late November in theatres and on Prime Video in December. 155 more words

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Listening Fatigue

I have not always worked for a hearing clinic. Mathematics was my strength when I was at school and I always enjoyed computer programming, so my higher education and early career was in Information Technology. 913 more words

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Ted Talk - Why we need to make education more accessible to the deaf

Model and activist Nyle DiMarco — who was born deaf — is often asked whether he wishes he could hear. His answer? “I’ve never wished that because I love who I am.” In this personal talk, he emphasizes the connection between education and self esteem, arguing why we need more accessible education for the deaf. 12 more words

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Hearing better with severe to profound hearing loss

As someone with severe to profound hearing loss in my hearing ear, I’m pretty excited about Phonak’s Naida Marvel hearing aids. I have been fortunate to be able to try the Audeo Marvel and I love what Phonak has done with their latest generation of hearing aids; bluetooth connectivity to almost every phone, a great remote control app, remote adjustments (great for these Covid-19 times) and direct connectivity to Roger. 41 more words

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