According to a recent article published in Hearing Review, most people avoid getting a hearing aid despite their significant hearing loss or difficulty understanding conversations in quiet or noisy settings. The average wait time is seven years between the time they are affected by hearing loss and when they are fitted for a hearing device. And once they do seek help, professionals are faced with dealing with negative attitudes, myths and impressions.
Archive for August, 2014
Hearing Charities of America, Montclair State University and New Jersey Division of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing join forces on a new collaborative program to provide hearing devices for low income individuals.