Category: Student Blog

The Hidden Disability

Hearing loss is often called the “Hidden disability.” The reason is that no one can see the detrimental emotional, social, and psychological effects that hearing loss can have on one’s health and relationships. The following is an account of why hearing health is so important to one’s overall well- being and just how much improvement… Read more »

Humanitarian Audiology

One of the most rewarding aspects of my career in audiology has been the privilege to participate in humanitarian audiology missions. To see kids’ faces light up when they are hearing for the first time is priceless. I believe that we have also served as ambassadors for the United States when participating in foreign missions…. Read more »

Audiologist Mom with Hearing Impaired Children

I knew fairly on in my college career that Audiology was for me. At that time, my plan was to work with the adult population. However, my first job had other plans for me and I spent the next seven years with approximately 50% of my schedule working with children with hearing loss and their… Read more »