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.
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.
A poignant and humorous glimpse into what life is like with better-than-excellent hearing.
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.
Should deaf children learn sign language? An examination of conflicting opinions on this controversial subject.
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.
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.
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.