January / February - 2010

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January / February - 2010


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In This Issue . . .

COVER STORY
Charles Mokotoff – A Life in Music
By Barbara Kelley
Despite a hearing loss, Charles Mokotoff has made a name for himself in the intensely competitive world of classical guitar. Read the whole article.

Hearing Health for Young Musicians - Embracing the Concept Early
By Catherine V. Palmer
Learn about the Student Musician Project at The University of Pittsburgh. Read the whole article.

The Third Ear: Personal FM Systems and Adults
By Mark Ross
FM systems have long been used in classrooms with children. How does this popular hearing assistive technology help adults? Read the whole article.

Consumer Protection for Hearing Aid Purchasers
By Lise Hamlin

Hearing Loops Conference in Zurich: A Report
By David G. Myers
An international conference draws people interested in bringing communication access to their parts of the world.

Do You Care About What You Hear? So Do We…We Are Audiologists
A Better Way to Buy Hearing Aids? HearUSA to Administer AARP Hearing Care Program

By Kris English
As a corporate member of HLAA, the American Academy of Audiology president talks about our common goals.

Hearing Loss: The Price of War
By Stephen O. Frazier
Noise-induced hearing loss is the number one disability produced by combat in war today according to the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). There is help available to veterans who seek it out. Read the whole article.

Ascending from Deafness
By Karen Moulder
Meet Karen who talks about being the “deaf girl” in school to where she is now.

From the Executive Director’s Desk
By Brenda Battat
International Hearing Loop Conference. Read the whole article.