September / October 2014

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September / October 2014

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In This Issue . . .

Music to My Ears
By Barbara Chertok
HLAA Member Barbara Chertok interviews Nancy Williams, pianist, author and advocate. Read the whole article.

A Listening Profit
By Nancy M. Williams
This author listens more keenly and passionately which gives her a listening profit.

Seen and Heard
Member profile - with Meredith Segal

Audiometric Test Procedures 101
By Larry Medwetsky
Have you ever wondered what all those tests mean when you get your hearing tested? An audiologist describes the tests and terms and what they mean for consumers.  Read the whole article. Please see the July/August 2014 issue for part I.

HLAA Public Policy and Advocacy Agenda
By Lise Hamlin
Here are the goals as HLAA continues to work to bring positive change for the 48 million people with hearing loss in the United States.

Understanding the Terms – Culturally and Audiologically
By Barbara Kelley
Here’s a concise explanation of all the terms surrounding hearing loss and the HLAA philosophy and history. Read the whole article.

Accessibility Drama Has a Happy Ending
By Paula DeJohn
The HLAA Denver Chapter’s success story with the historic Denver Civic Theater

Reflections of an Audiologist with Hearing Loss
By Mark Ross
Back by popular demand, Dr. Ross talks about his own hearing loss and the excellent aural rehabilitation by the Department of Veterans affairs in the 1950s.

In a Perfect World
By Anna Gilmore Hall
Read the whole article.