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Hearing Accessibility Gets a Boost with the Apple Watch®

Hearing Accessibility Gets a Boost with the Apple Watch®

Hearing accessibility is getting the boost it deserves with new Apple Watch features. Apple’s hearing initiative is making it easier than ever for those with hearing issues to manage solutions to everyday problems. It’s as simple as the press of a button. Apple’s...

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Presidents Day: A History of Presidents and Hearing Loss

Presidents Day: A History of Presidents and Hearing Loss

United States presidents have had to face many challenges over the centuries: war, social upheaval, illness, and injury. It’s no surprise, then, that the fact that some presidents had various hearing loss issues rarely makes it into our textbooks. However, we could...

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Hearing Loss & Making Lemonade

Hearing Loss & Making Lemonade

It’s a brand new year, time to think about goals we want to accomplish and how we will succeed with our dreams. As a final part of our “Spreading Good Cheer” series, here are a few inspiring stories about people who didn’t let their hearing loss keep them from...

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Respect for the Deaf Community: New Trends in Accessibility

Respect for the Deaf Community: New Trends in Accessibility

Last month, we shared a bit about the Deaf community as part of the “Spreading Good Cheer” series on our blog. In our latest addition, let’s see how better accessibility breakthroughs are showing the Deaf community respect, and what this means for the broader...

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Editorial: Google Gets in the Hearing Technology Game

Editorial: Google Gets in the Hearing Technology Game

As part of the “Spreading Good Cheer” series on our blog, we want to share this great step in accessibility technology for people using hearing devices. Google has teamed up with hearing aid company GN Hearing and Cochlear, and designed new streaming features that...

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Hearing Loss During Crises: How ASL Saves Lives

Hearing Loss During Crises: How ASL Saves Lives

When Hurricane Dorian was on the doorstep of the eastern seaboard a couple of months ago, governors took to the airways to warn their constituents of the impending danger. They were not alone, however. In many instances, such as in Florida and Georgia, these warnings...

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