November / December - 2010

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November / December - 2010



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In This Issue . . .

COVER STORY
Lisa Fuller Seward: A Missionary’s Life
By Cindy Dyer
Go on an adventure with hearing loss through the "Dark Continent."

"We Move Forward When We Are Ready"
By Richard Reed
See how a late-deafened musician adjusts to a cochlear implant

"The Sounds of Music" – Strategies for Improving Appreciation with a Cochlear Implant
By Donna L. Sorkin
Sharing her own experiences, the author gives us realistic tips for enjoying music.

Choosing and Using a Cell Phone with Your Hearing Aid or Cochlear Implant
By Lise Hamlin
Here is a must-read guide before you buy your new phone.

Convention 2011 – A Capital Experience
By Nancy Macklin
Be an early bird and register now. Registration forms are in this issue and will be posted on the Convention page soon.

The Hearing Healthcare Professional -- The Key Factor in Determining Successful Use of a Hearing Aid
By Mark Ross
One could hardly find a more important topic than this one. Mark Ross takes a closer look at the entire process - from selection and follow-up procedures to the personal characteristics of the dispenser.

From Invisible to Invincible
By Shifra Shaulson
Find out how a new world opened to this young adult with hearing loss.

From the Executive Director’s Desk
By Brenda Battat
Looking Back at 2010. Read the whole article.

Hearing Loss Association of America Chapters
By Elizabeth LeBarron

Message from the President
By Pete Fackler
"No longer will we be a best-kept secret in our local communities." Read the whole article.