Ensuring That Your Meetings are Accessible to People with Hearing Loss

Tom ReillyCommunication, hearing loss, Tips & Tricks, Work and Economy

Ensuring That Your Meetings are Accessible to People with Hearing Loss

If you’re responsible for lots of meetings at the office and are trying to get the most out of your team, you need to ensure that your meetings are accessible to people with hearing loss. Approximately 60% of those with hearing loss are in work or educational settings, so there’s a high chance that at least one or two people … Read More

Know Your Rights with Hearing Loss

Dr. David Dekriekhearing health, hearing loss, Work and Economy

Know Your Rights with Hearing Loss

An enormous number of Americans are affected by hearing loss. In fact, nearly 20% of the population age 12 and older have a hearing condition that impedes daily communication. But our modern society rarely willingly observes the needs of those outside of the healthy and able-bodied demographic. Not always out of ill will, but instead out of ignorance.  Services, from … Read More

Workplace Accommodations for Hearing Loss

Dr. David Dekriekhearing loss, Work and Economy

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In the United States, 60% of the workforce experiences some degree of hearing loss. Hearing loss may occur due to issues unrelated to workplace noise, though the US Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has listed hearing loss as a leading occupational hazard in the past 25 years. If you experience hearing loss, your employer is required … Read More