September / October - 2009

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September / October - 2009


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In This Issue . . .

COVER STORY
Suivez Moi – A Leader in Every Right
By Barbara Kelley
Captain Mark A. Brogan, U.S. Army (Retired) sustained multiple wounds in Iraq. He says of all his injuries, hearing loss gives him the most problem. Read the whole article.

History Was Made in Nashville
By Nancy Macklin
Here is a wrap-up with photos from the HLAA Convention 2009 in Nashville.

Tips for the Workplace: Employment and Hearing Loss
By Lise Hamlin
Learn about the new employment toolkit and get some practical advice on the workplace.

“What About that Thing on TV That Helps Your Hear Better? It’s only $14.99!” Personal Sound Amplification Products versus Hearing Aids
By Mark Ross
TV and magazine ads are touting the personal sound amplification systems that turn “ordinary hearing into extraordinary hearing.”

Walk4Hearing
Inspiration of a Grateful Dad

By Steve Wolfert A proud dad of a college student with hearing loss talks about why he supports HLAA by participating in the Walk4Hearing.

Comic relief in a Silent World
By Mike Penn
Mike tells us about his own experiences with hearing loss.