Table of Contents

From Silence to Sound: My Quest to Hear Again

By Ulf Nagel, as told to Hershel M. Dyer

The world becomes a smaller place through social networking media. That is where we found Ulf Nagel, a Norwegian and HLAA member who shares his story.

From a Body Hearing Aid to a Cochlear Implant

By Mark Ross

In his farewell for Hearing Loss Magazine, Dr. Ross recounts his own journey with hearing loss. And, in the telling, he teaches us about hearing aids and assistive technology.

A Look Into the Mind and Heart of a Caring Physician

By Barbara Liss Chertok

We have seen the clinical side of many of our physician guest authors. Barbara Chertok interviews the surgeon who did both her cochlear implants.


We Finish Only to Begin

By Pam Stemper

The author talks about a parenting journey she was not prepared for.

Jury Duty: Will You Serve?

By Lise Hamlin

You answered the survey questions asked in the May/June 2011 Hearing Loss Magazine. Here is what you told us.

HLAA is Working for You

HLAA staff spent a day on Capitol Hill advocating for the Hearing Aid Tax Credit legislation.

The Important Stuff

By Penny Allen

“Do something about your hearing loss, don’t dally.”

From the Executive Director’s Desk

By Brenda Battat

HLAA Encourages Transparency of Hearing Aid Pricing.