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Employment Toolkit for People with Hearing Loss

Employment Toolkit for People with Hearing Loss Editor: You probably know that the Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) is one of the organizations advocating for folks with hearing loss. Their National Convention and Walk4Hearing are well known, but they’re also involved with lots of other stuff that you may not be aware of. One such project is their recently ...

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Acoustics in the Workplace, Part 1

Acoustics in the Workplace, Part 1 By Bonnie O’Leary Editor: This may be a topic that you haven’t thought much about. I mean, is there anything you can really do about it anyway? The answer is yes, and here’s some information on what you can do to improve acoustics in the workplace. This is part one of two parts. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ...

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HLAA Convention: Job Search and Employment for People with Hearing Loss

HLAA Convention: Job Search and Employment for People with Hearing Loss By Bonnie O’Leary Editor: When during the job search process should you disclose your hearing loss? What if the company insists on a telephone interview before a face-to-face interview? This workshop provides some ideas on these and other employment issues. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ July 2010 This workshop was given by John ...

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Televised Deaf Discrimination Offers Opportunity for Discussion, Education

Televised Deaf Discrimination Offers Opportunity for Discussion, Education February 2011 A recent hidden camera scenario shown on network television proved something that deaf and hard-of-hearing job seekers have known for decades: they often face discrimination and must sell themselves more than their hearing peers to land a job. The segment aired Feb. 4 on ABC’s “What Would You Do?” program. ...

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People with Untreated Hearing Loss Earn Less

People with Untreated Hearing Loss Earn Less People with untreated hearing loss lose as much as $30,000 in salary and wages annually, depending on their degree of hearing loss, according to the latest national study by the Better Hearing Institute (BHI). And the cost to society is estimated to be as high as $26 billion in unrealized federal taxes. Use ...

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The Effects of an Untreated Hearing Loss on Workplace Compensation

The Effects of an Untreated Hearing Loss on Workplace Compensation By Mark Ross Editor: We’ve known for some time that untreated hearing loss results in lower income. Here’s Mark Ross with his remarks on the topic. This article was originally published in “Hearing Loss” magazine and is republished with the author’s kind permission. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ May 2011 It has long been ...

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Negative employment consequences of hiding your hearing loss

Negative employment consequences of hiding your hearing loss Editor: It’s not news that failing to be upfront about your hearing loss is a bad idea, but it’s good to have an occasional reminder! This story from hear-it.org provides some interesting examples and research results. For additional hearing loss news, do check out www.hear-it.org ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ October 2011 Many people with hearing ...

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Medical Billing Training Available for People with Hearing Loss

Medical Billing Training Available for People with Hearing Loss January 2011 Career training reaches new heights as MedCerts, a Michigan-based proprietary school, introduces the first “watch and learn” career training program specifically designed for the deaf and hard of hearing leading them to quick entry into the fast growing field of administrative healthcare. “Our training program addresses an individual’s need ...

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Better Hearing Means Less Stress at Work

Better Hearing Means Less Stress at Work October 2012 Meetings, telephone calls, a chat with colleagues: communication plays a key role in everyday professional life and often determines success and failure. However, what if this very communication is impaired by a hearing loss? The Hear the World initiative addressed this issue as part of the “Hearing is Living” study and ...

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