Table of Contents

Opening Up

By Senthil Srinivasan

When Senthil decided it was time to open up about his hearing loss, he realized he was not alone.


Carleigh’s Story

By Syndi Lyon

When Rod and Syndi Lyon adopted their daughter and were there at her birth when she failed the infant screening test, they had no idea what would happen next.

21st Century Connectivity in Hearing Devices

By Brad Ingrao

There are many ways to expand the use of your hearing aid or cochlear implant. Have you thought of Bluetooth, for example? The author explores various technologies you can use.


It’s Football Season! Where is Reed Doughty Now?

By Barbara Kelley

Catching up with Washington Redskins Reed Doughty.

The Indomitable Spirit of the Kennedy Center’s Betty Siegel

By Scott J. Bally

The FCC, HLAA and Technology

By Lise Hamlin

Learn what HLAA does on the national level for people with hearing loss.

Seen & Heard

Getting to know HLAA Member Judy Martin.

From the Executive Director’s Desk

By Brenda Battat

The World Report on Disability.


From the Editor

By Barbara Kelley

President’s Message

By Pete Fackler

HLAA Convention 2012 in Providence, Rhode Island

By Nancy Macklin

Register now.

HLAA Chapters

By Elizabeth LeBarron

Your Letters