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  • This Barbie Wears Hearing Aids

    This Barbie Wears Hearing Aids

    In 2022, Mattel released a Barbie with hearing aids as a member of their Fashionista Line—a line aiming to ensure that ALL children see themselves reflected in the mainstream, as well as encourage children to play with dolls that do not resemble themselves to understand and celebrate the importance of inclusion. Jen Richardson, the audiologist… Read more

  • Consequences of Untreated Hearing Loss

    Consequences of Untreated Hearing Loss

    Many people are aware that they have hearing loss but find it difficult to seek treatment. Those diagnosed with hearing loss wait an average of seven years before seeking treatment. The reasons for waiting for assistance vary; some are irritated by hearing loss and believe it is a sign of age. Others may believe their… Read more