Table of Contents

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.


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.”