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A small-town theatre invests big in a hearing loop

Do you love old theatres as much as we do? Especially theatres with springy seats, ornate artwork, tall curtains, the faint smell of popcorn, and a rich history of creating memories for their communities, however big or small? Sometimes, though, … Continue reading

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Hearing aids now covered for adults on Washington State Medicaid

Beginning January 1, 2019, adults on Washington State Medicaid are covered for hearing aids. People with 45 db more more hearing loss in their better ear will be eligible for one hearing aid (plus an ear mold and 3 follow-up … Continue reading

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Airports making huge looping investments

If you’ve ever missed a gate change or flight delay, become disoriented in a new city, misunderstood an airline staff’s instructions, or struggled through your jet lag and sleep deprivation to understand a flight attendant, you can understand why airports … Continue reading

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Hearing access, Barcelona-style

After the Future Loops Conference in Berlin October 6-8, 2017,  I took a side trip to Barcelona, Spain. I found places with very good hearing access that I’d like to share with you. While I didn’t always see enough signage, … Continue reading

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A loop at home? Yes! And here’s how

We’ve shared lots of information about hearing loops in public venues, but people with hearing loss should be aware that loops can be a tremendous help in the home, too. A loop can work through your television so that you … Continue reading

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