Meet the Audiologists of Project Amazon 2016

We’re excited to bring back Project Amazon for its sixth year and introduce a new group of audiologists that will be joining the Oticon Hearing Foundation and the American Academy of Audiology Foundation in Parintins, Brazil. Project Amazon is a humanitarian mission that supports sustainable hearing care to the residents of the remote riverfront communities that surround the Oticon Clinic in Parinins.Two of our audiologists will travel to the non-profit clinic and work with local staff to screen Read More »

Living With Hearing Loss: Chad Mitchell’s Story

Chad Mitchell is a father, business owner, surfer, snowboarder, and paddle boarder living in South Florida. You wouldn’t know it at first, but he has the hearing equivalence of a 75 year old man and wears hearing aids to help him interact with the world. “I always thought I had a little issue but never knew to what degree. I assumed everyone was listening at my level. The ghosts of girlfriends past would call it selective hearing. People at parties would always ask me why I was yelling. I Read More »

Living with Hearing Loss: Linda Feldheim’s Story

Linda Feldheim worked as a social worker for years, helping students with hearing problems and advocating for children with hearing loss from kindergarten to 8th grade. She has a profound hearing loss in her right ear and moderate hearing loss in her left. Although she was born with a type of nerve loss and therefore had a hearing loss her entire life, she did not receive hearing aids until she was in college. "I went back to my mom one day and asked her to explain to me why she didn’t get me Read More »