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 »

An Inside Look Into a Hearing Loss Humanitarian Mission to Zambia, Africa

In the southern region of Africa resides Zambia, a developing nation of 17 million people with incredibly rich and diverse culture. Although this area is home to many, it has but one audiologist to serve the entire community. This past June, the Oticon Hearing Foundation supplied 400 hearing instruments and batteries to a hearing loss mission in Zambia, Africa with Entheos Audiology Cooperative. Audiologists and other volunteers from around the U.S., including Ashley and Braden Baker, came together Read More »

Making a Difference in Mozambique, Africa – One Boy’s Journey to Better Hearing is Captured on Video

In January of 2018, Entheos Audiology Cooperative traveled to Mozambique, Africa to provide hearing care for those in need. The Oticon Hearing Foundation donated hearing instruments for the humanitarian mission. One recipient, Paolo, who suffers from a moderate to profound hearing loss and was lagging behind in school, received two Oticon Sensei hearing aids, which his mother notes will make a difference in his life. "He never had the opportunity to go to a clinic to see a doctor. We didn't have Read More »