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Is a Personal Sound Amplification Product (PSAP) Right for You? Tony Ferack, Hearing Technology Resource Specialist To answer this question, we have to know what a PSAP is. It is basically a wearable device that amplifies sound. A person with hearing loss might say, “That sounds like a hearing aid”. Hearing aids and PSAP’s have […]
BASIC GUIDE TO UNDERSTANDING AN AUDIOGRAM Liz Kobylak, HLAA-MI Hearing Technology Resource Specialist Those of us who have been diagnosed with hearing loss have probably, at some point, looked with dread at our audiograms which graph our hearing test results. This graph can be confusing to those just beginning their hearing loss journey. To understand […]
A Television Listening Option – The Serene TV SoundBox Ann Liming, Hearing Technology Resource Specialist There are many devices on the market for people with hearing loss that make understanding the TV easier and more enjoyable. Some devices use headphones or neckloops or both, while others utilize a stethoscope type ear plug. Some broadcast directly […]
The Mighty TeleCoil by Ann Liming, Hearing Technology Resource Specialist A telecoil, also referred to as a t-coil or telephone coil, is a small copper coil in a hearing aid or cochlear implant (CI). In the presence of other magnetic sources a magnetic field is created which induces an electric current in the coil. When […]
Hearing Aid Care in the Winter by Liz Kobylak, Hearing Technology Resource Specialist Winter in Michigan brings challenges. For people who wear hearing aids this is a time of year to take extra precautions in order to keep hearing aids working well and prevent damage to or even possible loss of the instruments. The change […]
The HLAA- Michigan State Association web site now has some documents you might be interested in. They are about product vendors, hearing aid funding and organizations that can help you address your hearing loss needs. It’s on the menu under HTRS tab or follow the link below. Resource Documents