March / April - 2013

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March / April - 2013

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In This Issue . . .

The City of Roses Awaits Us
By Nancy Macklin
Join people from across the country in the most communication accessible event at HLAA Convention 2013. Complete details and registration form in this issue.

Poison to the Ears? Making Sense of Ototoxicity
By Monique Hammond
The author covers important aspects of ototoxic medications that can harm hearing.

Can We Try That in B Flat? Improving Your Relationship with Music
By Brad Ingrao
Dr. Ingrao discusses why music is such a challenge for people with hearing loss and gives us some real-world advice to reduce frustration.

Show Me the Captions
By Alan Kutner
The Hearing Loss Association of Pennsylvania members are enthusiastic about being able to go to the movies and "hear" again.

Hearing Help in Nursing Homes
By Karen Friedner Woolman and Scott J. Bally
Here are some practical suggestions and guidelines for family members to educate staff about hearing aids in nursing homes.

Making the Connection Count with Captioned Phones
By Lise Hamlin
For people with hearing loss who struggle to understand what’s being said on the phone, captioned telephones can be a lifesaver

Get in the Hearing Loop Wherever You Go
By Stephen O. Frazier
Find out where you can find a hearing loop for better hearing.

Seen and Heard: Juliëtte P.M. Sterkens, Au.D.

From the Executive Director’s Desk
By Brenda Battat
2013 International Consumer Electronic Show [Read the whole article]

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