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We strive to provide our audience with the latest information on products, services, research, and technology in the hearing health care field. Our visitors and members look for practical and useful information. They also find personal stories of people with hearing loss to find encouragement and give them the feeling that they are not alone and can live successfully with a hearing loss.

Face Masks and Hearing Loss: Practical Tips and Strategies

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With audiologist Ellen Lafargue and Carolyn Ginsburg Stern—Mastering communication while wearing face masks and adhering to social distancing is especially difficult for people with hearing loss because of reduced visual and auditory input. This webinar shared practical tips and strategies that can make interactions easier and help you feel more in control.

The webinar has demonstrations on wearing masks comfortably with hearing devices and shows you how to avoid losing them when masks are removed.

Article reposted with permission from: Hearing Loss Association of America.

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Advocacy During the Pandemic: Tips and Resources for People with Hearing Loss
When the pandemic hit and shutdowns across the country began, HLAA immediately pivoted from our day-to-day advocacy to working on providing information and education about how to survive the pandemic with a hearing loss. In this webinar, we talked about what HLAA is seeing and hearing across the country and provided tips and resources to help you advocate for access during and after the coronavirus pandemic.Read more and watch recording »

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For a complete list of all previous and upcoming webinars, please visit the Webinar Schedule and Recordings page. Click on the title of the webinar for more details and downloadables or just click the “YouTube” button to watch the recording.

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