Tag Archives: hearing

‘I will never give up’ – Woman (35) developed this remarkable way to communicate with her family after she lost her sight and hearing

Positive outlook: Petra Madill with her friend and carer Allison Farrington. Photo: Colin O’Riordan Positive outlook: Petra Madill with her friend and carer Allison Farrington. Photo: Colin O’Riordan ‘I will never give up’ – Woman (35) developed this remarkable way to communicate with her family after she lost her sight and hearing Independent.ie A woman… Read More »

The best apps for children with hearing loss

What do you get when you introduce a child with hearing loss to one of the apps below? Smiles, giggles and (shhh) learning. Apps geared for kids with hearing loss aretypically found under the ‘education’category in app stores. We searched the world wide web to find apps for your smartphone and tablet that will teach, inspire,… Read More »

Five habits that can harm your hearing health

Looking for another reason to break all those bad health habits you’ve been accumulating? These five bad habits in particular are linked to hearing loss: Nicotine restricts blood flow to the ears,potentially damaging delicate ear cells. Nicotine restricts blood flow to the ears, potentially damaging delicate ear cells. The more you smoke, the greater the risk for… Read More »