The Truth About Disability Discrimination in the Workplace

Disability discrimination in the workplace

Going out into the world, nailing a job interview, and going to work to earn your own money and establish independence is supposed to be followed by feelings of excitement and euphoria, but for those who are disabled, it’s sometimes a different story altogether. Workplace discrimination still exists, even today, and all too often it’s… Continue reading The Truth About Disability Discrimination in the Workplace

Should You Be Wearing Hearing Aids?

Why more people should be wearing hearing aids

Hearing aids have come a long way in a very short time. They are more comfortable and loaded with features than we ever could have imagined 40 years ago. Hearing aids have also been shown in study after study to positively impact our health. Not just our hearing health but overall health. So why don’t… Continue reading Should You Be Wearing Hearing Aids?

Alexa Can Now Provide Hearing Tests, But Don’t Skip Your Doctor’s Office Just Yet

At-home hearing test from Alexa

With the emergence of new technology, everything is becoming quicker, more convenient, and closer to home. Turning on and off the television, playing your favorite song, and even controlling the washing machine can now be done by voice activation, but a new independent business in the United Kingdom is charting a path to bringing voice-controlled… Continue reading Alexa Can Now Provide Hearing Tests, But Don’t Skip Your Doctor’s Office Just Yet

The Importance Of Closed Captioning In Everyday Life

Closed captioning

For many of us, going out to see a movie is as simple as looking up the showtimes and heading over to the theater. We choose the film we want to watch, find our seats, sit back, relax, and enjoy the show. While people with normal hearing abilities are able to go see a movie… Continue reading The Importance Of Closed Captioning In Everyday Life

How Hearing Aids Can Protect Your Brain for The Long-Term

Hearing aids and brain function

With new and advanced research and technology, hearing aids have been giving those in the deaf and hard of hearing community a second chance at hearing at a healthy level in their present-day today. This is wonderful news for the 48 million Americans with hearing loss who utilize hearing aids, but according to a new… Continue reading How Hearing Aids Can Protect Your Brain for The Long-Term

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

The Term “Hearing Impaired” – what does that really mean?

the term hearing impaired

When someone is living a way of life that is different from others, this doesn’t mean they are unable to enjoy life. If two people from different parts of the world meet but don’t speak the same language, this doesn’t mean they can’t communicate. For those living with deafness or hearing loss, it doesn’t mean… Continue reading The Term “Hearing Impaired” – what does that really mean?

6 Vitamins & Minerals Essential to Supporting Your Hearing Health

Food for hearing health

Whether you are already starting to experience hearing loss or you want to prevent it as much as possible, you probably know a few basic guidelines on how to support your hearing health. For example, you can avoid very loud noises and keep the volume of your music and television at safe levels. Did you… Continue reading 6 Vitamins & Minerals Essential to Supporting Your Hearing Health