Are Two Hearing Aids Better Than One?

Jeff Baller, Au.D., CCC-A Hearing Aids, Hearing Loss

The Department of Speech, as well as Hearing Science at Colorado University, conducted a study that dealt with the way neuroplasticity plays into the adoption of the brain when it comes to hearing loss issues. The resulting implications of hearing impairment and how brains adapt …

How Hearing Loss May Affect Your Job

How Hearing Loss May Affect Your Job

Jeff Baller, Au.D., CCC-A Hearing Loss

Untreated hearing loss can severely damage workplace performance. Employers in the United States are required to reasonably accommodate any employee with a hearing disability. The 1990 Americans With Disabilities Act also prevents employers from discriminating against applicants who may have a hearing disability. Many people …

What is Single-Sided Hearing Loss?

What is Single-Sided Hearing Loss?

Jeff Baller, Au.D., CCC-A Hearing Loss

There is a reason we have two ears. We have two ears to tell our brain from which direction sounds are coming from. But just because we have two ears doesn’t mean hearing conditions necessarily come in twos as well. When one ear becomes damaged …

May is Better Speech and Hearing Month!

May is Better Speech and Hearing Month!

Jeff Baller, Au.D., CCC-A Communication, Family & Relationships, Hearing Aid Technology, Hearing Aids, Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, News, Overall Health, Pediatric Hearing Loss, Research, Signs & Symptoms

Happy May and happy Better Hearing and Speech Month. Professional Hearing Services are audiology specialists – of course we are going to wish you a happy Better Hearing and Speech Month! Each year The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association picks a new theme for their May Hearing …