- Published on 11 August 2016
American celebrity Daymond John, founder and CEO of fashion brand FUBU, star of the reality TV series Shark Tank, and author of several best-selling books, recently told CNNMoney how advanced hearing aid technology has made a huge difference in his life.
- Published on 10 August 2016
The Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) recently awarded its 2016 “Get in the Hearing Loop” award to Cheri Perazzoli, Director of advocacy at the Washington State Association of the HLAA and founder of the “Let’s Loop Seattle” initiative.
- Published on 28 July 2016
Three Ohio state government agencies have teamed up to find a way for deaf or hearing impaired Ohioans, who qualify for a federal hearing exemption waiver, to train and test to get commercial driver’s licenses (CDLs).
- Published on 26 July 2016
At just 18 years of age, Stanford first-year student, Grace O’Brien, is making a real difference by helping to provide hundreds of low-cost, solar-powered hearing aids to children in developing countries.
- Published on 20 July 2016
106 golfers from 18 countries will meet at the Copenhagen Royal Golf Club on July 26 - 29 for the World Deaf Golf Championship. The event is organized every second year by the World Deaf Golf Federation.
- Published on 23 June 2016
As Glastonbury music festival gets underway in the UK, the British Tinnitus Association (BTA) has announced the launch of the BBC iWonder guide on tinnitus, ‘How can I stop gigs and festivals ruining my hearing?’
- Published on 22 June 2016
The Lancet published an editorial in mid-June on the topic of hearing loss, highlighting the extent of this health issue and drawing on the June report released by the American National Academies of Sciences.
- Published on 10 June 2016
Sonova’s newsroom features the story of a German boy who has relentlessly been pursuing his dream of becoming a professional soccer player.
- Published on 10 June 2016
From a young age Simon Ollert from southern Germany knew what his life dream would be: to become a professional in his favorite sport.
“My story shows just what you can achieve despite hearing loss. I have a great life and don’t feel restricted in the slightest,” says Simon. He is looking to the future with confidence, and adds “I have always set myself goals and always achieved them. If you really want something, you’ll get it.”
Sonova has produced a short film based on the young football player’s story. The film called “Life without Limitations” has received a gold award at the 2016 International Commercial Film Festival – the largest competition for commercial films from the German-speaking world.
- Published on 03 June 2016
The US education and advocacy group Quiet Communities recently posted a piece on how the area of prevention of hearing loss should be given more attention.