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What hearing loss is really like: Kimberly Parker gives a rare workshop

If you’ve seen Kimberly Parker’s one-woman show Lost in Sound, you know how talented and wise she is—and how powerfully she conveys the experiences of people with hearing loss through drama, story, and song. She’s also one of the stars … Continue reading

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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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