New Laws Are Improving Education For New Jersey’s Hard of Hearing Students

New law supports school-aged children with hearing loss

As 5 out of every 1000 children are impacted by hearing loss in the United States, protecting and assisting the youngest members of the hard of hearing community is vital. At young ages, students are experiencing important development in their social, emotional, and academic skills, which can be delayed or stunted by a hearing loss… Continue reading New Laws Are Improving Education For New Jersey’s Hard of Hearing Students

Improving Your Hearing Health Through Annual Wellness Visits

Making the most of annual wellness visits

Most people know the importance of getting an annual wellness visit. Many doctors will ask when you complete your appointment if you want to schedule the following years visit in advance. They take this yearly opportunity to run tests to see if you’re dealing with anything unusual that can be caught early on. Something we… Continue reading Improving Your Hearing Health Through Annual Wellness Visits

I Can Hear Conversations, But I Can’t Understand Them. Is This Hearing Loss?

Hearing but not understanding - is that considered hearing loss?

For the millions of patients with varying degrees of hearing loss, it’s actually quite common to still have the ability to hear sounds. The problem lies in the ability to translate those sounds into meaningful words and phrases, which leads some patients to say “I can hear just fine, but I can’t understand.” For those… Continue reading I Can Hear Conversations, But I Can’t Understand Them. Is This Hearing Loss?