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 …

The Different Types of Hearing Loss

The Different Types of Hearing Loss

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

Hearing loss can occur at any stage of life and for countless reasons. Though some would say that it is not technically hearing “loss,” some people are born with challenges to hearing that occurred prior to birth. Many others don’t face hearing loss until late …

How to Fight Noise Pollution & Protect Your Hearing

How to Fight Noise Pollution & Protect Your Hearing

Jeff Baller, Au.D., CCC-A Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Hearing loss Prevention, News, Noise Pollution, Research, Tips & Tricks

Our urban environments are transforming right before our eyes. Technological developments make it possible to travel at lightening speeds, to move goods and consumer products directly to their intended locations, and to reconstruct the natural world in order to suit our desires and needs. Although …

Investing in Your Health: Treating Hearing Loss

Investing in Your Health: Treating Hearing Loss

Jeff Baller, Au.D., CCC-A Brain Health, Cognitive Health, Dementia & Alzheimer's Disease, Hearing Aids, Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Hearing Loss Treatment, Mental Health, Research

Deciding to treat hearing loss is a sure way to increase your enjoyment in the fullness of life, including many things you might not have known you were missing. Take, for example, Mark Hammel, who reported his experience to Jane E. Brody with the New …