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Auditory Processing Disorder

By: Lalsa Perepa, Doctor of Audiology What is APD? Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) is when someone has difficulty processing or interpreting sounds by the brain, despite having normal hearing. In short, it can be simply defined as a problem with "what the brain does" with "what it hears". People with auditory processing disorder difficulties often [...]

Auditory Processing Disorder2021-01-28T11:46:56-04:00

Hearing Aid Technology Levels and Features

Most hearing aid manufacturers offer four or five technology levels. Loosely, they are called: Essential/Basic, Standard, Advanced, and Premium. Higher technology levels include more channels for additional customization options. Each technology level is often equipped with distinguishable features; hence, there is a considerable price difference between them. Let us take a look at the technology [...]

Hearing Aid Technology Levels and Features2020-09-02T16:05:56-04:00

Debunking Myths about Hearing Loss! – Myth 4

Myth #4 Hearing aids just make everything louder, including background noise. This is a very common misconception and needs to be addressed in terms of having realistic expectations for the hearing aids, as well as selecting the appropriate hearing aid model to suit the individual’s lifestyle. Individuals with hearing loss are typically hearing sounds softer [...]

Debunking Myths about Hearing Loss! – Myth 42019-06-06T16:38:03-04:00