July / August 2015

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July / August 2015

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In This Issue . . .

Best Practices in Hearing Enhancement -- What Jack Discovered and What Every Consumer Should Know
By Cynthia Compton-Conley
Today, a range of hearing enhancement technology is available to improve a person’s ability to hear and understand in various situations. Read the whole article.

The Smartphone Will See You Now -- Really?
By Larry Herbert
The author talks with Martin Cooper, inventor of the cell phone, and looks at the future of hearing health care.

Hearing Aid Connectivity – Bridging a Closer Connection to the World of Sound
By Larry Medwetsky
Find out how to extend the use of your hearing aid with the latest technology. Read the whole article.

HEAR in the Real World
By Julie Olson
Technology is a boon to those with hearing loss, but we can’t forget the human factor.

The ADA at 25
By Lise Hamlin
The ADA was a landmark civil rights legislation that put people with hearing loss on an equal playing field in the workplace and in public places. Read the whole article.

The Stigma of Hearing Loss and Hearing Aids
By Mark Ross
All the technology in the world can’t help if people won’t use or wear it. Here’s a look at why there are negative perceptions about hearing loss.

Tech Talk/Seen & Heard
Larry Herbert

Technology – It’s Never Been a Choice Not to Use It!
By Teresa Goddard
A personal story about using technology to live successfully with hearing loss.

Enhancing Your Workplace Success
By Teresa Goddard
Learn when and how to ask for reasonable accommodation and the Job Accommodation Network (JAN).

Consumer Technology Initiative: Your One-Stop Shop
By Anna Gilmore Hall
Read the whole article.