—Seek recommendations. If a hearing aid is appropriate, it’s crucial to pick a hearing professional who answers all your questions and listens to your concerns. Options include an audiologist, who has a master’s or doctoral degree, or a hearing aid dispenser, who may be equally knowledgeable. Ask relatives and friends who have a hearing aid.
Recently, Concept had an article on Build-A-Bear’s inclusion of plush hearing aids for their bears. Another toy company is taking a step in the right direction. After parents of children with disabilities called for more diversity in kids’ toys through a social media campaign, Toy Like Me, MakieLab, a 3-D-printing toy company based in London, announced last
Seven Reasons to Stop Putting Off Hearing Health While we’re on the subject of breaking bad habits for the New Year, can we talk about procrastination? According to Dr. Piers Steel, a leading researcher of procrastination, putting things off is pervasive among Americans, and 95 percent of procrastinators wish to change their ways. What’s the big deal?