March 20, 2019

Living Your Best Life with Hearing Loss

Do you let your hearing loss stop you from living a purposeful, meaningful, and productive life? Are you ashamed or embarrassed about your hearing loss? Are you unsure how to...Do you let your hearing loss stop you from living a purposeful, meaningful, and productive life? Are you ashamed or embarrassed about your hearing loss? Are you unsure how to handle your hearing loss at work/school, social environment or physical activity? Not only will Susanna share personal stories, she will give you suggestions on how to handle these situations successfully whether you wear hearing aids or cochlear implants. After this presentation,... Read More >

January 20, 2016

I Survived the Holidays….Barely!

What can we learn from the holidays? Dr. Freeman will review how we handled (or not) our hearing loss during the holidays. She will share both her personal and professional...What can we learn from the holidays? Dr. Freeman will review how we handled (or not) our hearing loss during the holidays. She will share both her personal and professional experiences in dealing with her lifelong hearing loss. This webinar will look at how we can better manage the challenges of hearing loss during stressful times in time for the next holiday and every day! Read More >

March 18, 2015

Four Agreements for People with Hearing Loss

Are you embarrassed about your hearing loss and hate to be associated with those negative stereotypes you believe are associated with it? Do you try to hide your hearing aids...Are you embarrassed about your hearing loss and hate to be associated with those negative stereotypes you believe are associated with it? Do you try to hide your hearing aids or get the smallest ones so people can’t see them? Do you avoid telling people you have a hearing loss for fear that they’ll judge you negatively? Do you fake hearing rather than telling people you have a hearing loss... Read More >

February 18, 2015

5 Keys to Communication Success

Communication is our way, as human beings, of connecting with each other and with the world around us. Hearing is just one piece of the communication puzzle. Hearing aids, cochlear...Communication is our way, as human beings, of connecting with each other and with the world around us. Hearing is just one piece of the communication puzzle. Hearing aids, cochlear implants, and assistive listening devices do a wonderful job of helping people to hear. But better hearing will not facilitate better communication unless the other pieces of the puzzle are put into place. The 5 Keys to Communication Success is a simple... Read More >

November 20, 2013

Communication/Coping Strategies for Accommodating Hearing Loss

Managing communication situations requires: identifying difficult and easy situations; knowing the causes of communication difficulties; knowing helpful and unhelpful reactions to communication breakdowns; knowing what to do to prevent/reduce communication...Managing communication situations requires: identifying difficult and easy situations; knowing the causes of communication difficulties; knowing helpful and unhelpful reactions to communication breakdowns; knowing what to do to prevent/reduce communication problems; and knowing what to do to manage negative emotional reactions when communication difficulties arise. Join Sam and learn better communication and coping skills. Read More >