Making fun of hearing loss

A long time ago I had a sales job that involved me spending a fair portion of the day driving from one venue to another with my ‘mentor’, a man named Charles. At the beginning of each day, Charles would throw me his car keys and tell me to drive and every day I would …

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I have bad hearing but I chose to work in a noisy teleaudiology centre. Here’s why

My hearing is bad. Quite bad. I use a high powered hearing aid in my right ear and have a cochlear implant in my left ear. Without my hearing aids, the silence is so loud that it’s deafening. I work as an Audiometrist for a company called Blamey Saunders hears. My job involves testing clients’ …

Hearing Loss Facts

Hearing loss is a global and national health crisis. It is an often misunderstood disability that has some very inaccurate stigmas attached to it. For the majority affected by hearing loss, they main difficulty comes from a lack of clarity of speech, especially when there is any background noise. Hearing Loss does not only affect …