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Hearing Aid Cost

Hearing Aid Cost Many people with hearing loss believe that hearing aids are far too expensive, and that audiologists and dealers get a huge markup on them. One potential salvation is the growing trend for health insurance to cover hearing aids. Another idea with growing support is that of a tax credit for hearing aid purchases. May 2013 – Ohio ...

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Cordless Phones to be Hearing Aid Compatible

Cordless Phones to be Hearing Aid Compatible Editor: Several telephone manufacturers have agreed to make ALL their cordless phones hearing aid compatible! This is wonderful news for those of us who have struggled with this issue! Here’s the announcement. Cordless Phone Manufacturers to Make All Handsets TIA-1083 Compliant TIA’s Interference Standard Quickly Becoming Ubiquitous in the Industry. Arlington, Va. – ...

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“A Quiet World” Examines Progressive Hearing Loss

“A Quiet World” Examines Progressive Hearing Loss Editor: I recently read David G. Myers’ new book “A Quiet World”, and I wanted to recommend it to people who are experiencing progressive hearing loss, and especially to their family members and friends. One of the things that amazes me during our hearing loss retreats is that hearing the story of an ...

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Internet Resources for People with Hearing Loss

Internet Resources for People with Hearing Loss My wife often says that if you have to be deaf, this is a good time to do it. What she means is that we have an abundance of technology, support groups, information, etc. that were unheard of just a few years ago. One of the great new resources is the Internet; what ...

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Internet captioning for people with hearing loss

Internet captioning for people with hearing loss Captioning on the Internet? Believe it or not, it will soon be required if people with hearing loss are to have full access to the World Wide Web. That’s because transmitting sound over the internet is becoming increasingly easy. Read all about the plans to add sound to the Internet and why you ...

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Hearing Loss Organizations Provide Recommendations to Obama Administration – Part One

Hearing Loss Organizations Provide Recommendations to Obama Administration – Part One Editor: I’m so excited by the advocacy efforts of some of the hearing loss organizations and by what appears to be a very receptive climate within the Obama administration. A meeting to discuss hearing loss issues was convened before the Obama inauguration, and the hearing loss organizations presented a ...

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Broad-Based Ohio Group Battles Hearing Loss

Broad-Based Ohio Group Battles Hearing Loss October 2003 Editor: Two of the common laments of people with hearing loss are that there is so little awareness of hearing loss and related issues, and that so little assistance is available for people who are hard of hearing, late-deafened, or oral deaf. I agree with those observations, but I’m also seeing all ...

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Songbird Disposable Hearing Aid

Songbird Disposable Hearing Aid SongBird Announcement August 2000 – There’s a new high quality, adjustable hearing aid that you can buy for $40. It’s not a toy, and many people prefer it over their current, expensive aid. So what’s the catch? And what does this mean for hearing aid prices? Read What Does Songbird Mean? January 2001 – Songbird Disposable ...

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SOUNDTEC’s Implantable Hearing Device

SOUNDTEC’s Implantable Hearing Device July 2001 – SOUNDTEC Announces Implantable Hearing Device September 2001 – SOUNDTEC Receives FDA Approval for Implantable Hearing Device April 2002 – Implantable Hearing Device Company Foresees Growing Demand July 2002 – LA Doctor Performs First California SOUNDTEC Implant September 2002  – SOUNDTEC Receives FDA Approval for In-the-Canal Processor SOUNDTEC Announces Implantable Hearing Device Editor: It ...

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Japan’s Rion Produces Waterproof Hearing Aid

Japan’s Rion Produces Waterproof Hearing Aid November 2001 Editor: bhNEWS’s Bob MacPherson recently wrote about a waterproof hearing aid from Japan. It doesn’t incorporate the digital technology and offers only 60 dB of gain, so it may not be appropriate in all cases. But if you need a hearing aid for a wet environment, it may be just the answer ...

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