Holistic Methods for Managing Tinnitus

Holistic methods for managing tinnitus

Tinnitus. Millions of people around the world live with it. Millions more will end up with it. What is it, and what can be done to manage it? Tinnitus is described by medical professionals as a perception of noise; a ringing, buzzing, or other similar noise in one or both ears that people nearby cannot… Continue reading Holistic Methods for Managing Tinnitus

How to Include Children with Hearing Loss in Group Activities

Team sports for kids with hearing loss

Group activities seem to be a given for kids. Whether it’s team sports, dance classes, scouting, or something similar, these activities provide children with the opportunity to explore, discover and learn new things that they may not otherwise get a chance to. But what happens when kids communicate differently? When the children so eager to… Continue reading How to Include Children with Hearing Loss in Group Activities

The Economic Complications of Cochlear Implant Candidacy and Disparity

The Economic Complications of Cochlear Implant Candidacy

Cochlear implants have been known to significantly help those with hearing loss, especially children with severe hearing impairments. Unfortunately, the guidelines that suggest a patient may be a proper candidate for a cochlear implant does not always align with the guidelines of insurance policies. Though a hearing health professional may deem you a classic CI… Continue reading The Economic Complications of Cochlear Implant Candidacy and Disparity

How to Prepare for Disasters if You Have Hearing Loss

How To Prepare For A Natural Disaster With Hearing Loss

“We cannot stop natural disasters, but we can arm ourselves with knowledge: so many lives wouldn’t have to be lost if there was enough disaster preparedness.” Petra Nemcova In today’s world, natural disasters seem to be happening more and more often, from floods to fires to tornadoes and hurricanes. We may not want to think… Continue reading How to Prepare for Disasters if You Have Hearing Loss

Protect Your Child’s Hearing With School Hearing Screenings

The importance of hearing screening in children

Researchers have long known that childhood hearing loss can have detrimental effects on a child’s long-term academic success. Hearing abilities are critical to speech and language acquisition, so it makes sense that hearing loss can negatively impact a child’s ability to communicate effectively and learn in a traditional classroom setting. There are plenty of resources… Continue reading Protect Your Child’s Hearing With School Hearing Screenings