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Disaster Preparedness Tips for Hard of Hearing People

Disaster Preparedness Tips for Hard of Hearing People By Cheryl Heppner Editor: Are you prepared for a disaster in your area? Have you thought about the special requirements for people with hearing loss? Here’s Cheryl Heppner’s report on Mary Clark’s Disaster Preparedness Workshop from the Omaha SHHH Convention. ~~~~ Mary is a member of CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) for ...

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A Silent Disability: The Effect of Hiding your Hearing Loss

A Silent Disability: The Effect of Hiding your Hearing Loss Editor: Know someone who’s hiding his hearing loss? Or withdrawing because it’s just too difficult to understand what people are saying? Or maybe you know a family member or friend who just doesn’t “get it”. Here’s a wonderful article that does a great job of revealing some important aspects of ...

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Hearing Loss Cures

Hearing Loss Cures OK, the first thing I want to say is that there really isn’t any such thing as a hearing loss “cure” – at least not right now. But scientists are working on it, and there are some promising developments along the way. There are also some unusual approaches that you might find interesting. We’ll report on the ...

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Medical Aspects of Hearing Loss

Medical Aspects of Hearing Loss This portion of our website focuses on the medical aspects of hearing loss. Psychological and Psychosocial Implications of Hearing Loss Cochlear Implant Information Here’s a good introduction to deafness, including types, causes, and treatment. So how do we hear, anyway? Ever wonder why hearing aids aren’t covered by medical insurance?Want to know what’s being done ...

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Psychology of Hearing Loss

Psychology of Hearing Loss back to “New to Hearing Loss” It seems pretty obvious that hearing loss has pretty significant psychological effects on people. Fortunately, scientists are finally starting to study these effects on people with hearing loss who are not Culturally Deaf. August 2000 – Edna Shipley Conner presented a workshop on the Successful Coping Attributes of the Hearing ...

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