July / August 2016

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July / August 2016

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In This Issue . . .

The Results are In
By Barbara Kelley
Hearing Health Care for Adults: Priorities for Improving Access and Affordability
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Shilo Harris: Man of Steel Will
By James Williams
A wounded warrior shares his inspirational journey from severe debilitating injuries—including hearing loss—to becoming a successful writer and motivational speaker.

Wounded Warrior Receives New Ears
By Staff Sergeant Matthew Bates

All Gave Some; Some Gave All
By Barbara Kelley
Hearing Loss Magazine catches up with Captain Mark Brogan, U.S. Army (retired), one of the many veterans living with hearing loss.

A Pill to Prevent Hearing Loss Holds Promise
By Patricia Kime

DoD’s Hearing Center of Excellence
By Lynn W. Henselman

Walk4Hearing: All in the Family
By Ronnie Adler and Ann Rancourt
Hearing loss is a family affair—just like the Walk4Hearing. Read the whole article.

It’s a Beautiful Tree, But It’s Alone
By Mike Harvey
A passion for photography has helped Paul Smith deal with his hearing loss, but one photo of his has brought inspiration and hope to many.

Knowledge is Power—Educate Yourself So You Can Advocate for Your Child’s Educational Needs
By Suzanne D’Amico
Getting accommodations in school for your child with hearing loss can be a daunting and confusing process. Read the whole article.

HLAA Fox Valley Chapter Brings HOPE to Its Members
By Julie Olson
An innovative support group for people new to hearing loss allows them to share their experiences, frustrations and feelings. Read the whole article.

Auditory Brainstem Response Testing for Early Detection of Hearing Loss and Abnormalities of the Auditory Nervous System
By Larry Medwetsky
Specialized procedures allow audiologists to identify a possible hearing loss in infants as well as to detect the presence of lesions or tumors in the auditory nerve or brainstem.

Innovative Graduate Programs Bring Access and Mentorship to Young Scientists
By James DeCaro
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Air Travel and Hearing Loss: What are My Rights?
By Lise Hamlin