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Internet Man, Renaissance Woman: An Interview with Vinton and Sigrid Cerf

By Barbara Chertok

Here is a compelling discussion with a dynamic duo – he, one of the fathers of the Internet, and she, a Renaissance woman who hears with binaural cochlear implants.


Purchasing a Hearing Aid: What You Should Know With a Consumer Checklist

“As a consumer organization, HLAA takes responsibility to ensure that people with hearing loss know what to expect when they are evaluated and fitted with hearing aids.” – Executive Director Brenda Battat

Environmentally Adaptive Hearing Aids: A Look at Digital Hearing Aid Features

By Mark Ross

Hearing aids have come a long way since the days when we adjusted the volume with our fingers.

Music, MP3 Players and Hearing Health

By Patricia M. Chute

It’s never too early to start teaching your children about the danger of hearing loss from personal music systems. 


Having a Not-At-All Bad Hear Day

By Sal Parlato, Jr.

The author gives us a glimpse of the lighter side of hearing loss.

A Special Delivery

By Shanna Bartlett Groves

The author shows us where hearing loss falls in the miracle of life.

HLAA Convention 2009

June 18-21 in Nashville