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How to Prevent Hearing Loss & Reduce Its Impact

Some forms of hearing loss are unavoidable. Although researchers and specialists are seeking solutions to age-related hearing loss, otherwise known as presbycusis, they have not found a way to prevent, stall, reverse this condition. Other forms of hearing loss, however, are preventable. One key form of hearing loss that you can prevent is noise-induced hearing loss. Although this type of …

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Know Your Rights: Hearing Loss, Accessibility & Public Spaces

If you have hearing loss or hearing impairment, you have a right to a variety of services and accommodations in public spaces. Whether you find yourself going to city hall, an educational institution, or another publicly funded space, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requires these public spaces to provide accommodations for your needs. Just what accommodations are available? You …