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Difficulties with Communication Could Signal a Hearing Loss

In Communication, Hearing Health, Hearing Loss by Jack Felix, ACA, BC, HISLeave a Comment

Are you having a hard time hearing during conversations? Maybe you’re noticing difficulties during communication. When you struggle to hear when talking to family and friends, or find yourself asking people to repeat themselves, it’s time to take note. Communication difficulties could signal a hearing loss, and it’s a sign you should get a hearing test. Hearing in Quiet Did …

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Tips for a Successful Virtual Family Reunions

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December is usually a time of family reunions and celebrations. This year isn’t quite the same, but there are still ways you can connect with your loved ones. A great way to stay connected this holiday season is by having an online family gathering. These are some of our best tips for a successful virtual family reunion this holiday season. …

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Improving Communication with Your Family

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One of the most important things to understand about hearing loss is that it is not just a hearing issue, but also a communication issue. When we have hearing loss our relationships with our family can suffer, especially if you ignore your hearing loss. Tension can arise, as you commonly have to ask people to repeat themselves or bicker over …

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Communication At Work | May is Better Hearing and Speech Month!

In Communication by Jack Felix, ACA, BC, HISLeave a Comment

Did you know that May is Better Hearing and Speech Month? Better Hearing and Speech Month (BHSM) was founded in 1927 by ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association), “to raise awareness and promote treatment that can improve quality of life for those who experience problems with speaking, hearing or understanding.” The theme for this year’s BSHM is “Communication at Work.” This theme …

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How Treating Hearing Loss Improves Your Relationships

In Communication by Jack Felix, ACA, BC, HISLeave a Comment

Imagine trying to build a relationship with someone if you had no ability to communicate. Although humans are remarkably adept at finding ways to get our ideas across without the use of spoken language, it remains by far our most skilled means of communicating. The last time you encountered someone who spoke another language, you might have faced some of …

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Things People with Hearing Loss Wish You Knew

In Communication, Hearing Loss by Jack Felix, ACA, BC, HISLeave a Comment

Having a hearing loss can be difficult. But trying to explain it to someone who has normal hearing can be even harder. Hearing loss is an invisible disability so it is often misunderstood, downplayed or even ignored, sometimes even by those closest to you. Hearing loss can have a huge impact on your life, and the lives of those who love you. …