Do You Enjoy Listening to Hearing Loss Books?

Since launching Hear & Beyond: Live Skillfully with Hearing Loss, the question we have gotten the most is, “Is it available as an audiobook?” We are excited to announce that the answer is now YES! Take Hear & Beyond with you on your next walk in the park or use it as an aural rehab tool by Continue reading

Have You Tried Apple’s Live Captions?

For years I carried a spare Android phone in my purse so I could access its excellent auto-caption capability—at first via an app called Live Transcribe but later it was incorporated into the operating system. I always wondered when Apple would catch up, and it finally has, recently launching Live Captions (Beta) in iOS 16. Continue reading

Shouldn’t Medical Treatment Be Hearing Loss Friendly?

In preparation for a recent medical procedure, I received a call from a nurse with pre-op instructions. When I asked for them to be sent in writing, she balked. With many repeats and reminders, we made it through the instructions, but it made my wonder, “Shouldn’t medical treatment be hearing loss friendly?” This experience inspired Continue reading

Accessibility Ideas All Over CES

Along with more than 115,000 others, I recently attended the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. It was incredible to see the latest innovations in all areas of consumer technology—including Hearing Tech. I enjoyed discussing the future of hearing health care with other advocates and influencers in a roundtable sponsored by GN Resound, and Continue reading