hearing aids

  1. melenope

    Any young peps to get to know?

    hi guys,I made a thread about myself before. I just want to know people my age or similar to my age.(18-22) I am 19.I need support so much,I will try new devices for my ears and my ears got really worse I am very upset about it :( I need someone to understand and help me out and maybe help me...
  2. Ambuhhlurr

    Hearing aids and amplifiers don't work for me?

    I am HoH. The little I can hear is very distorted so I usually make use of lip reading but lip reading can be hard bc it's more like feeling in the blanks and making an educated guess to what they might be saying. The distoration does not get better even when louder. ENT said they will not help...
  3. zeefour

    Decorated my ha!

    I already had made it green, now I used some other patterned contact paper. I'm getting a new one soon, this one is on it's last legs but it's all I could afford since it's the only one Medicaid paid for in my state, it was really screwy. It has a lot of awful feedback, I can't wait to get a new...
  4. Alesander Carson

    Diagnosis

    Last week, I finally went to an Audiologist and took multiple hearing tests and finally got a diagnosis. I have been diagnosed with 'Congenital Hearing Loss'. The doctor told me that I was born with it, but I had completely known what it was. Being a pre-Med student, I have prior knowledge in...
  5. A

    What's it like to be hard of hearing?

    Hello, Everyone! My name is Andrew, and I am a speech and language hearing sciences student studying at Utah State (going to be an audiologist). Currently, I am taking a rehabilitation audiology class, and for one of my assignments, I need some input from people who are part of the HoH...
  6. Evie Yancey

    How do i explain i don't want my hearing aids?

    So I'm 15, 10th grade, I've had hearing aids since 3rd grade. I have a nasty habit of losing a hearing aid every now and then. In the past 6 years I've lost 2 hearing aids, and Monday made 3 hearing aids. When I told my teacher the other day he asked me why I don't just have a cochlear, and I...
  7. eodwife96

    Here's my story....

    My name is Jennifer and here's a little about me. My mom noticed something was wrong when my dad whispered "I love you" in my left ear when I was 3. I moved his head to my right side. He said it and I repeated it. He did it again to my left I shook my head and moved his to my right again. My...
  8. Destiny's Sister

    What have you done for your apd (auditory processing disorder)?

    I'm trying to learn as much as I can about APD so I can give myself the best chance of fixing it. I'm interested in seeing what others have tried and how it has worked out. Anything goes - nutrition, supplements, brain-boosting technology or games, exercises, therapy, mindfulness, environment...
  9. Tim Truett

    Whether to consider hearing aids/cochlear

    My five year-old daughter has no hearing in one ear and less than 10% in the other. She was born hearing, but exposure to the CMV virus in utero has resulted in her gradually losing her hearing. She will be starting at a school for the deaf and heard of hearing next week. My ex-wife is refusing...
  10. adamlogan

    Made for iphone ha work with apple watch?

    Does anyone have a hearing aid that works with the apple watch? I have a 38 mm series 2 in aluminum. I'm on the market for new hearing aids, and was just wondering if anyone had hearing aids, or knew or a hearing aid that could do that. Syncing well with the iPhone itself is more important of...
  11. hearingtracker

    What type of hearing device do you use?

    I have noticed a lot of threads in this forum about cochlear implants, and I was wondering how many people in this group actually use hearing aids vs cochlear implants vs bone anchored hearing aids, etc. Thanks for sharing your response!
  12. N

    University research - cochlear implants and those that are hard of hearing

    Hi guys, I'm a final year product design student and for my final major project I'm looking into the technology that currently exists for those that are profoundly deaf/hard of hearing. I have a 12 year old brother that has 2 cochlear implants as he was born profoundly deaf. As you can...
  13. L

    Suggestions Aids, Please

    Greetings to all, I am new here. I want to know about hearing aids for my mom. She has already undergone a cochlear implant surgery. It was two months before that she underwent this treatment. But mom is still showing some difficulty in hearing. What is to be done? Will a hearing aid help her in...
  14. Nita Thomas

    Hearing Assistance For Vehicles - Driving On The Road

    Safe Driving is important. What products are available to help the deaf or hearing impaired to know when a siren is going on while driving? Specific -- to alert us where to look and to pull over if needed. This is for Police, Fire, and Emergency Vehicles. Sometimes they pull up and I really...
  15. S

    I Need Help Writing A Deaf Character

    I'm new here, so I suppose I should introduce myself. My name is Simmy, short for Simran, and I am hearing. As you can tell from my title here, I'm a writer and I need some guidance. My friend and I are writing a webcomic. We've decided to make our main character HOH his mother is completely...
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