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All posts categorized: Accessibility + Advocacy

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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Videoconference captioning possible for hearing loss with accessory for musicians

By Carolyn Stern, MBA Assistant Director of Outreach and Strategic Initiatives I am excited to share a new set up using a unique accessory popular among musicians that has dramatically improved my ability to work and socialize while videoconferencing with a hearing loss. As mentioned in prior posts, I have two cochlear implants and hear […]

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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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