Make Your Voice Heard – Hearing Loss

Banner for HLAA 2021 Convention

By Kathryn Wyeth This past week, I had the opportunity to participate in the Hearing Loss Association of America’s (HLAA) Annual Virtual Convention.  HLAA’s mission is to “open the world of communication to people with hearing loss by providing information, education, support and advocacy.” While all the sessions were very interesting, I thought the sessions…

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Captioned Phones

CaptionCall phone

By Aimee Sterk, LMSW, MATP Staff Caption Phones   Sitting in the doctor’s office waiting for my daughter’s name to be called, I glanced at the magazine offerings and a telephone caught my eye. At first I thought it was for patients to use to call for a ride after their appointment, but then I…

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Ditto – A Bluetooth Vibrating Cell Phone Signaler and Alarm Clip

The box with Ditto device "wear it anywhere Never needs charging"

Guest Blogger: Liz Kobylak, Hearing Technology Resource Specialist The exhibit hall at the 2016 national convention of Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) convention was filled with interesting displays of products that can benefit people who have hearing loss. One nifty de-vice that caught my eye was the “ditto”, a battery operated Bluetooth vibrating cell…

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