This summer, Oticon Hearing Foundation Ambassador Braden Baker and the Oticon Hearing Foundation worked to change the lives of a group of Fort Worth students with hearing loss. A donation of Oticon hearing aids allowed a team of audiologists to provide 13 in-need grade school and high school students of the Fort Worth Independent School District (FWISD) with their own personal hearing aids. Previously, the students relied upon loaner hearing aids, available only for use in school.
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Braden Baker traveled to Guatemala at the beginning of this year joining volunteer audiologists and organization Entheos Audiology Cooperative. The Oticon Hearing Foundation donated hearing instruments for the mission and in two days, volunteer audiologists saw 146 people and in total fit 129 hearing aids. Below are Braden's thoughts on his third audiology based mission trip.
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Braden Baker, an 11-year-old boy from Fort Worth, Texas, set out on a mission to help the hearing loss community a little over 6 months ago. Wearing hearing aids himself since he was 3 months old, he hoped that through a GoFundMe campaign, he could raise funds to donate to the Oticon Hearing Foundation to help those with hearing loss receive hearing aids.
What began as a simple campaign, has turned into a hearing loss movement. Braden who set out to donate $1,000 with his campaign has raised $70,000 Read More »