May / June - 2011

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May / June - 2011


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In This Issue . . .

COVER STORY
The Beat Goes On
By Lynn Rousseau and H.M. Dyer
Some people march to the tune of their own drummer. Such is the case with Lynn Rousseau who has marched, danced, laughed and lived through hearing loss.

Living Well with Hearing Loss: Professional and Consumer Collaboration for Hearing Loss Support Programs
By Patricia Krikos
This audiologist sets the gold standard as a professional who works to make sure that people diagnosed with hearing loss live well.

HLAA Convention 2011
By Nancy Macklin
Register now for HLAA Convention in Washington, D.C.

On the Job: The Effects of an Untreated Hearing Loss on Workplace Compensation
By Mark Ross
According to a study, a person’s hearing loss may also influence a person’s employment status. Read the whole article

Making Changes: Tools From the IDA Institute
By Sam Trychin
Explore the human dynamic of hearing loss. Read the whole article.

The Telecoil: Connecting Directly to Sound
This information is provided as part of the "Get in the Hearing Loop" project, a collaboration between the Hearing Loss Association of America and the American Academy of Audiology. Learn how you can expand the use of your hearing aid.

At Work with Hearing Loss
By Kathi Mestayer
The author says that everybody at work knows who we are, so here are a few things we can do.

In Complete Harmony: Walt Ivey – Musician, Audiologist and HLAA Member
By Judi Martin
Walt Ivey adapts to hearing loss with technology, a sense of humor, and a love of music.

Emergency Preparedness – Once Again
By Lise Hamlin
Here is information for people with hearing loss.

From the Executive Director’s Desk
By Brenda Battat
Living Well with Hearing Loss - Come to the HLAA Convention this June and tell us what that means to you. Read the whole article.