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Hear & Beyond Named a Gold Winner!

Good news this month for Hear & Beyond! Not only are we celebrating the one year anniversary of launch, but Hear & Beyond: Live Skillfully with Hearing Loss is now an award-winning hearing loss book! Hear & Beyond is a Gold winner in the Health & Fitness category of the Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA) Continue reading

Each of Us with Hearing Loss is an Advocate

What an honor it was to receive the Ruth R. Green Advocacy Award from Center for Hearing and Communication (CHC) at their 2023 Annual Meeting. Ruth is an advocate who was ahead of her time. She focused on impact, and that is always my goal in all of my work. It is so meaningful to Continue reading

When Your Mother Has Hearing Loss

Your mother is always there for you. She loves you, before herself. She is your caregiver, confidant, and friend, always willing to lend an ear to your daily triumphs and concerns. But what if she can no longer hear you because of hearing loss? How can you help her through this challenge so that you can both continue Continue reading

Do You Know Your Hearing Number?

With the launch of OTC hearing aids, one of the biggest questions asked is “How do I know what type of hearing loss I have?” The Johns Hopkins Cochlear Center for Hearing and Public Health thinks they have an answer in their Know Your Hearing Number public health campaign. The creators hope their campaign will Continue reading

Taking Hearing Loss Awareness on the Road

At their best, college campuses are a nexus of learning, challenge, and discussion. And a perfect place to share a hearing loss awareness and advocacy message! Thank you to Long Island AUD Consortium, Iona University, and Connecticut College for inviting us to share our hearing loss documentary We Hear You on campus to raise awareness Continue reading