May / June - 2010

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May / June - 2010


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In This Issue . . .

COVER STORY
A Journey into the World of Hearing Loss
By Lois Johnson
Meet Lois when she talks to Hearing Loss Magazine about her hearing loss, finding help, and working on behalf of people with hearing loss. Read the whole article.

Hurricanes and Hearing Loss: Surviving the Storm
By Lise Hamlin
Hurricane Ike hit Houston in 2008 and Lois Johnson was in the middle of it with her hearing loss. Included with the article is FEMA’s Are You Ready? Guide to Hurricanes.   Read the whole article.

Stigma and Hearing Loss – The Lowdown
By Mark Ross
The author’s looks into whys and hows on the topic.

Invisible No More
By Michael Eury
Hearing loss was coined "an invisible condition" by Founder Rocky Stone. The author says it’s time to change that.

Getting Her Life Back – This Could be Your Story
By Barbara Kelley
A young mother of three boys finds her “family” at an HLAA Convention. Read the whole article.

The Color of Quiet
By Mary McCallister
'I'm no hero' is the sentiment of this author – just an ordinary person coping with hearing loss.

From the Executive Director’s Desk: Our Grassroots Network
By Brenda Battat
Read the whole article.

HLAA Convention in Milwaukee-Come and Be Inspired!
By Nancy Macklin
Registration form and information for HLAA Convention, June 17-20, 2010