May / June - 2009

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May / June - 2009

In This Issue . . .

COVER STORY
Internet Man, Renaissance Woman: An Interview with Vinton and Sigrid Cerf
By Barbara Chertok
Here is a compelling discussion with a dynamic duo – he, one of the fathers of the Internet, and she, a Renaissance woman who hears with binaural cochlear implants. Read the whole article.

Purchasing a Hearing Aid: What You Should Know
With a Consumer Checklist

“As a consumer organization, HLAA takes responsibility to ensure that people with hearing loss know what to expect when they are evaluated and fitted with hearing aids.” – Executive Director Brenda Battat

Environmentally Adaptive Hearing Aids: A Look at Digital Hearing Aid Features
By Mark Ross
Hearing aids have come a long way since the days when we adjusted the volume with our fingers.

Music, MP3 Players and Hearing Health
By Patricia M. Chute
It’s never too early to start teaching your children about the danger of hearing loss from personal music systems. Read the whole article.

Having a Not-At-All Bad Hear Day
By Sal Parlato, Jr.
The author gives us a glimpse of the lighter side of hearing loss.

A Special Delivery
By Shanna Bartlett Groves
The author shows us where hearing loss falls in the miracle of life.

HLAA Convention 2009
June 18-21 in Nashville