While there are plenty of reasons for hearing individuals to learn sign language, the reality is many people lose their hearing over time, either through natural aging processes, undiagnosed medical issues, or trauma. Dr. Melissa Wikoff and husband Josh Wikoff have set out on an important mission: help people maintain and improve their hearing.
This is a guest post by Steve Claridge.
The number of people with a hearing problem is much higher than you might think. The Hearing Association of America puts the number of people in the USA with a hearing problem at 48 million; to put that another way: 1 in 5 people have some level of hearing loss. Continue reading “Invisible Hearing Aids”
This is a guest post by DJ Sweetin.
There is little about modern hearing aids to remind users of the “good old days” – when the devices sat outside the ear and did a fair job of providing enhancement for the hard of hearing. These days, digital technology is at the forefront of hearing aid research, and even greater advances are expected over the next decade in the sound quality and user-friendliness of these devices. Continue reading “Check Out Your Next Hearing Aid”