6 Tips for Communicating More Effectively Through Hearing Loss
Having a thorough conversation can sometimes be a challenge if you or your conversation partner has experienced hearing loss. Missing out on details or having to repeat statements can make conversations frustrating.
Next time, keep these six tips in mind to help your conversations flow more smoothly.Read more
5 Tips for Managing Hearing Loss in the Workplace
Hearing loss can add unnecessary stress and potentially even hinder performance in the workplace. It’s crucial to make sure you and your employer are on the same page so you can perform to the best of your ability at work.
Take a look at these five tips to help you work through hearing loss.Read more
What is the National Deaf-Blind Equipment Distribution Program?
Communication assistance isn’t just limited to support for deaf or hard-of-hearing individuals. In fact, there’s a national organization that provides tools specifically for deaf-blind people looking to improve their communication access.
The National Deaf-Blind Equipment Distribution Program (NDBEDP), or iCanConnect, is a program designed to help individuals with combined hearing and vision loss obtain communication technology.Read more
4 Pieces of Advice for Hunting with Hearing Loss
Now that fall has officially arrived, outdoorsy types are preparing for their favorite hunting seasons. No matter what you hunt, hearing can be a huge asset while hunting. However, even if you are deaf, hard of hearing or have profound hearing loss, you can still be an active and successful hunter.
Consider the following four pieces of advice for hard-of-hearing hunters.Read more
5 Steps to Managing Severe Hearing Loss
Hearing loss happens because of losses of or damage to cilia, the tiny hairs located in your inner ear. Because these hairs can’t be regenerated, it is important to note that any treatment for hearing loss will likely not restore your original levels of hearing ability.Read more
6 Classroom Tips for Hard-of-Hearing Students
Schools are full of noise, from the hallways, to the cafeteria, to the classrooms. But when it comes to hard-of-hearing students, teachers should consider a few methods for making the classroom environment ideal for listening and communicating.Read more
Summer 2016: Relay South Dakota Upcoming Events
Relay South Dakota has a lot going in the summer of 2016 – there will be opportunities to come meet our team and learn about our services in August and September.Read more
6 Tips for Protecting Your Hearing This Summer
Summer is the season for outdoor activities and getting out of dodge – but many of these frequent events can bring some undue noise and ear pressure to your hearing.
Look out for the following six scenarios in which your hearing might be at risk and may require extra caution and care through protective plugs and muffs.Read more
4 Important Things to Know About Age Related Hearing Loss
One of the truest facts in life is that getting older is impossible to avoid. And when it comes to your hearing, age can also bring on some loss of ability that is oftentimes unavoidable.
Keep in mind the following important things when it comes to identifying and treating age-related hearing loss.Read more
How to Combat Farming Hearing Loss
In South Dakota, it’s a foregone conclusion that most people will be exposed to agriculture and farming in some capacity, whether it’s a friend or family member who owns, operates or works on or near a farm.
But with farming comes a lot of potential for hearing damage. Keep the following tips in mind to combat farming-related hearing loss.Read more