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To Buy or Not to Buy Online? That is the Question.

2018-02-12T12:26:31+00:00

As consumers, we make decisions every day.  A common question nowadays is, “Can I find this cheaper online?”  Sometimes the answer is yes and sometimes the answer is no.  I will often check Amazon to see if my product of choice is less than what I can buy it in the store.  However, if it [...]

To Buy or Not to Buy Online? That is the Question. 2018-02-12T12:26:31+00:00

West Texas Deaf Olympics

2017-06-22T13:17:28+00:00

In San Angelo we are so fortunate to have a unique annual event, the West Texas Deaf Olympics.  This inspiring and fun event began 13 years ago and was created by the imaginative mind of Brenda Wellen, Deaf Educator for San Angelo Independent School District and Region 15.  She has been a compassionate, fearless advocate [...]

West Texas Deaf Olympics 2017-06-22T13:17:28+00:00

Hearing Devices with Pizazz

2018-02-12T12:31:43+00:00

Hearing devices come in many colors and styles, and for children choosing colors they like is important to help them accept the devices and to make them their own.  Luckily today parents have options even beyond the color of the device or earmold.  You can “bling up” your child’s hearing aids, cochlear implant or bone-anchored [...]

Hearing Devices with Pizazz 2018-02-12T12:31:43+00:00

Frustrated With Constantly Asking People to Repeat?

2018-02-12T12:35:13+00:00

Communication breakdowns are frustrating – for both the speaker and the listener. Here are some simple tips for persons with hearing loss to aid in effective communication: • Wear appropriately fit hearing aids. Remember, a hearing aid is less conspicuous than a hearing loss. • Indicate when you can’t understand – ask the speaker to [...]

Frustrated With Constantly Asking People to Repeat? 2018-02-12T12:35:13+00:00

Olympic Heroes with Hearing Loss

2017-06-21T15:40:47+00:00

Each athlete who has the honor of participating in the Olympics has their own unique story, but we’re focusing on the Olympic competitors who have overcome hearing loss! You may be surprised at who they are! David Smith (USA, Volleyball) At 6-foot-7, this middle blocker has proven he can stand tall against not only the [...]

Olympic Heroes with Hearing Loss 2017-06-21T15:40:47+00:00
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