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    Living

    Living with hearing loss means clearing hurdles and celebrating successes every day. At home. At work. At play. Life is big. Live it. Read our stories
  • Raising

    Raising

    Raising deaf and hard of hearing children is an incredible experience, from the pain of diagnosis to the unexpected gifts these children bring into our lives. Read our stories
  • Supporting

    Supporting

    Supporting someone with hearing loss is an art. Understand the issues at work in this complex communication landscape. Read our stories
  • Learning

    Learning

    Learning strategies that make a difference for deaf and hard of hearing kids. When it comes to the classroom, it’s all about access. Read our stories
  • Facts

    Facts

    The facts about hearing loss provide a foundation for understanding the overall landscape of this new territory. Read our stories
Traveling With Hearing Loss

Traveling With Hearing Loss

Travel tips when living with hearing loss from an experienced traveler.
14 invaluable pieces of advice from moms of children with hearing loss

14 invaluable pieces of advice from moms of children with hearing loss

Mothers of children with a hearing loss share their best piece of parenting advice.
Hearing Loss Simulator: Understanding mild and moderate hearing loss.

Hearing Loss Simulator: Understanding mild and moderate hearing loss.

We’ve put together a group of audio files that simulate what someone with sensorineural hearing loss is able to hear in specific contexts.
Solutions for single-sided hearing loss

Solutions for single-sided hearing loss

What do you do when you have hearing loss in one ear and good hearing in the other? Do you use a combination of positioning strategies and lipreading or, do you consider getting a hearing aid – or two?

I recently wrote a post about the jargon and solutions relating to single-sided hearing or, to give it its more complex title, ‘profound unilateral hearing loss’: the state of having no hearing in one ear but some degree of hearing in the other. That sparked questions about ‘unilateral hearing loss’, where someone has mild to severe hearing loss in one ear and normal hearing in the other.

So, what do you do if you have single-sided hearing loss?

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