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Hearing Loss in the Classroom

This video shows how to help students with hearing loss by using FM equipment in the classroom and also provides 2 little tips that classroom teachers should follow to provide students with the best auditory access. Click Here for YouTube … Continue reading

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Free Smoke Alarms

Lincoln Fire and Rescue (LFR) has been awarded a $140,000 federal grant to install 3,200 free ionization smoke alarms and 200 alarms designed to aid the deaf and hard of hearing. The alarm installation is part of a fire prevention … Continue reading

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Nebraska Youth Leadership Council

Have you heard of the Nebraska Youth Leadership Council (NYLC)?  NYLC is a council for Nebraska youth, led by youth ages 14-24 with disabilities, to promote leadership and advocacy for youth disability issues!  The NYLC council meets five Saturdays per … Continue reading

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Hearing Our Way Magazine

Hearing Our Way magazine for kids and teens with hearing loss! “Today, the field of deaf education is experiencing an exciting trend. Early identification, amplification, and intervention have all led to earlier mainstreaming for children with hearing loss to enter … Continue reading

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Hearing Loss Simulator

What Does Hearing Loss Sound Like? Use this hearing loss simulator to better understand what a person with hearing loss might be experiencing.  You can listen to simulations for normal hearing and then listen to the same simulation with a … Continue reading

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Cochlear Implant Simulation on Speech and Music

A simulation/demonstration of what users of a cochlear implant hear, for both speech and music. Demonstrates 1, 4, 8, 12 and 20 channel implants for speech, and 4, 8, 12 and 20 channels for music. Click Here for YouTube Video

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Hearing Aid/FM Simulation

An open captioned video simulation of what is sounds like to listen to speech through a hearing aid, in quiet and in noise, and then through a personal FM system. Click Here for YouTube Video

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