Why so called “inspirational” videos about people hearing for the first time with cochlear implants (CIs) or assistive listening devices do not tell the true story of deaf people’s experiences. They can be misleading and do not accurately reflect what cochlear implants or hearing aids actually do.
Various assistive technology and devices are available to the deaf and hearing impaired. This article lists a few of the auditory and non-auditory devices available to improve communication in the lives of the deaf and the hard of hearing.
Sensorineural hearing loss is the most common type of hearing impairment. Techniques that help people with the condition exist. One type of brain-training game might be useful.
Hearing loss simulations are very useful for educating parents, teachers, and friends about what a hearing loss "sounds" like. This article also explains the different levels of hearing loss.
Not sure how to handle jury duty with your hearing loss? You should know that the law protects your equal rights to serve on a jury.
Some people with profound hearing loss identify themselves as a part of a deaf community with a unique language and culture.
Should deaf children learn sign language? An examination of conflicting opinions on this controversial subject.
Many people are fascinated by sign language but don't understand much about it. Common myths and misconceptions are addressed.
A common cause of hearing loss is damage to the hair cells in the cochlea of the inner ear. Researchers hope to use stem cell therapy to produce new hair cells.
Sensorineural hearing loss can be congenital or can come on suddenly without warning. Learn the causes, symptoms, and treatment options.
In spite of more exposure to deaf people in the media, certain myths prevail about this unique and diverse community.
This is an analysis of my survey of tinnitus sufferers to determine any possible common causes of this ailment that causes ringing in the ears.
This is a review of my experience with Tinnitus, doctors who claim to understand it, information from my research, some theories, and how I'm dealing with it.