September / October 2017

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September / October 2017


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In This Issue . . .


He’s Our Future
By Barbara Kelley
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I’m Just “Like You”
By Zoë Nutt
Aspiring singer-songwriter Zoë Nutt shares her story of what it’s like to be a musician with hearing loss.

Overcoming Barriers…On Ice
By Ronnie Adler
For Caroline and Clark Davis, trying to adjust to playing hockey with a hearing loss was a frustrating experience, but they persevered. Read the whole article.

A Rose by Any Other Name
By Millicent Simmonds
Fourteen-year-old deaf actress Millicent Simmonds gets her big break. Read the whole article.

"Playing" it Forward
By Ryan Pate
When you’re inspired by someone else’s story, maybe sharing your own will have the same effect on others.

Brews, Friends, and Triumph: HLAA Young Professionals
By Ann Rancourt
A new group offers support and a healthy dose of fun to younger people with hearing loss.
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Do My Hearing Aids Really Need All the Bells and Whistles?
By Larry Medwetsky
Purchasing hearing aids can be a bewildering process with all the features that are now available.

Message from the Chairperson of the Board of Trustees
By Don Doherty

HLAA2017 Convention: What a Ride!
By Niaz Siasi

A New Day for Hearing Health Care
By Lise Hamlin

Some Frequently Asked Questions (And Answers!) by Chapters
By Erin Mirante

VITAC Corporation: 31 Years of Captioning Innovation to Deliver Accessibility for Life
By P. Kevin Kilroy, CEO, VITAC Corporation
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