Bringing Sustainable Hearing Care to Underserved Communities in Jordan

Hearing loss is prevalent in the Middle East. In fact, one out of every 25 people has some degree of hearing loss. Audiology Worldnews reported that in a survey of 140 experts in ENT clinics across the region, 87 percent cited hearing loss as one of the top five pervasive conditions in the region. In April, the Oticon Hearing Foundation provided 100 Oticon hearing instruments for a humanitarian mission conducted by the Entheos Audiologist Cooperative to help provide the gift of hearing to in-need Read More »

Singer/Songwriter Jonathan Hutcherson and Oticon’s Liz Diaz sing for a good cause: Love Makes the World Go Round

Last month, singer/songwriter Jonathan Hutcherson, a 2018 Oticon Focus on People Award winner and Oticon hearing aid user, performed with Oticon Account Manager Liz Diaz at a benefit concert for the non-profit A&E Hearing Connection. The organization, created by Dr. Kamal Elliot, provides hearing aids for low-income families both in the U.S. and on overseas humanitarian relief trips. Jonathan and Liz sang an inspirational song they co-wrote about their experiences on a recent humanitarian mission Read More »

School-wide game of Simon Says is a win-win for students with hearing loss and the Oticon Hearing Foundation

Last December, 11-year-old Jack Hill came to his mom Sarah to discuss a topic that many children with hearing loss can struggle with. “He was feeling a bit insecure about being the only person in his school who wears hearing aids. He was feeling really sad about it and wondering why he was different,” she explains. Jack, who wears Oticon Opn™ hearing aids, was diagnosed at 6 weeks old with bilateral sensorineural hearing loss and attended an infant and toddler and a K-5 program where most Read More »