Hearing Health Matters
Hearing Health Matters is a blog is created by and for people who share the belief that Hearing Health & Technology Matters! With a number of columns written by medical professionals, audiologists, and hard of hearing people themselves, there is something for everyone in this blog.
My Hearing Loss Experience
Written by a hard of hearing woman, this blog is a frank look into the “good, the bad, and the ugly” of living with hearing loss.
Articles of Interest
Pass the Salt… and a Megaphone
This Wall Street Journal article looks at the impact of architecture and decor on listening environments.
Hearing Loss Can Impact Your Child’s Development
This article discusses how crucial hearing is to children’s speech and language development.
The Best Phone Apps to Measure Noise
This informative articles discusses a variety of smartphone apps which allow users to measure noise levels in their surrounding environments.
Online Hearing Test
This online hearing test, provided by Medel allows individuals to roughly measure how well they hear. Please note: this test should not be used to diagnose hearing loss, or in the place of an official test by a hearing healthcare professional. If you believe that your hearing may be declining, please consult an audiologist.
What Hearing Loss Sounds Like
This Youtube video shows what listening to a Flinstones clip would sound like with varying degrees of hearing loss, and is a great opportunity for people without hearing loss to experience what hard of hearing individuals experience on a daily basis.