Is Auditory Training Effective in Improving Listening Skills?

Dr. Mark Ross, Ph.D. has contributed a wealth of wisdom and information about hearing loss treatment and management to the field of rehabilitative audioloty. As Professor Emeritus from the Department of Audiology at University of Connecticut, he was a regular contributor to Hearing Loss Magazine, sharing important information about aural rehabilitation with persons with hearing loss. Dr. Ross currently serves on the Board of HLAA’s Eastern Connecticut Chapter. He is a cochlear implant user.   by Mark Ross, Ph.D. This article first appeared in the Hearing Loss Magazine (Jan/Feb 2011) Auditory training can be defined as formal listening activities whose …

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Breaking a Logjam on Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids

Katherine Bouton is a longtime former editor at the New York Times, including 10 years as Deputy Editor at The New York Times Magazine. She continues to write for many sections of the Times, and is a weekly blogger at AARP Health. She is the author of the critically acclaimed ”Shouting Won’t Help” and “Living Better With Hearing Loss. Katherine developed idiopathic progressive hearing loss at age 30 and today wears a cochlear implant and a hearing aid. She currently serves on the Board of Trustees of Hearing Loss Association of America. Katherine is married to the writer Daniel Menaker …

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