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Keeping hearing aids and cochlear implants on your child’s head

By Anita Stein-Meyers, Aud, CCC-A Assistant Director, Shelley and Steven Einhorn Audiology Center It is challenging enough in ordinary times to keep hearing devices in place; however, if your children are also wearing masks, the challenges are multiplied. While most masks used for medical purposes are adult size, there are many homemade and now commercial […]

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Expanding Videoconferencing Access for People with Hearing Loss

By Laurie Hanin, Executive Director Since the pandemic began and daily communication shifted from in-person interactions to virtual gatherings, the Center for Hearing and Communication (CHC) has recognized the public’s urgent need for information on how to make these exchanges more accessible to people with hearing loss. Our weekly newsletter, Hear and Connect, has served […]

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10 Tips for Managing Face Masks and Hearing Loss

In this Era of Face Masks: Ideas for Better Communication with Hearing Loss Mastering communication while face masks are worn while social distancing six feet away is difficult for everyone, especially those with hearing loss. This combination disrupts the vital visual and auditory input people with hearing loss need to communicate effectively. To help, the […]

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