November / December - 2008

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November / December - 2008


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In This Issue . . .

COVER STORY
“This Kid is Intense!”-- Meet the Washington Redskins’ NFL Player Reed Doughty
By Barbara Kelley
NFL starting strong safety talks about football, family, and his own hearing loss. Read the whole article.

When Someone Close to You Refuses to Admit They Have Trouble Hearing, What Do You Do?
By Brenda Battat
One of the most common reactions of people when they develop hearing loss is denial. Read more about it.

On Your Mark, Get Set, Hear!
By Brad Ingrao
Strategies for living an athletic life with a hearing loss. Read the whole article.

Bluetooth and Hearing Aids: Ready for Prime Time?
By Mark Ross
People with hearing loss want to know if they too can use a cell phone with a Bluetooth connection. Here is the answer.

Flight 309 is Now Boarding From Another Gate
By Lise Hamlin
Learn about HLAA’s work to make air travel more accessible for people with hearing loss and how you can help. Read the whole article.

Ear Pressure and Flying
By Yuri Agrawal
Have you ever taken off in a plane and landed with no hearing? Here is what you can do about it.

Holiday Madness: Tips from Arlene
By Arlene Romoff
Here are communication tips to get you through the noise of the season. Read the whole article.

HLAA Corporate Member Guest Corner CTIA-The Wireless Association
By Steve Largent