Did You Know...?

  • 50 million people in the U.S. have a hearing loss?
  • 30 of every one thousand school age children have a hearing loss?
  • By age 65, one out of three people has a hearing loss?
  • 78% of people with hearing loss experience their loss in adulthood?
  • 76% of people who could benefit from hearing aids are not using them?
  • People with hearing loss wait for an average of seven years before seeking help?
  • Isolation, withdrawal and depression are the most common reactions to hearing loss?
  • Hearing impaired people have a much higher divorce rate then hearing people

You Need To Know...

  • Why you don't hear well.
  • How to tell others.
  • How to get help.
  • How to select hearing aids.
  • How to use and protect your hearing
  • How to use Assistive Listening Devices (ALDs)
  • How to use hearing aids successfully.
  • How hearing loss affects you and your loved ones.
  • How to create an environment where you can hear.
  • What the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) means to you.
  • How to assert your ADA rights in public places and on the job.