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 »

Oticon President Gary Rosenblum shares his experience as a volunteer for OtiCongress Alaska humanitarian mission

Oticon’s week-long event, OtiCongress 2018, combined professional development and humanitarian efforts, bringing more than 100 independent hearing care professionals who work with Oticon’s products to rural communities in southwest Alaska. Oticon partnered with Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation (YKHC), a Tribal Organization that administers a comprehensive healthcare delivery system for 58 rural communities, to provide hearing tests to more than 200 patients and fit more than 150 hearing aids Read More »

The Gift of Hearing Travels to Zambia, Africa – Part 2

After seeing around 400 people in Mozambique, 30 audiologists and volunteers traveling with Entheos Audiology Cooperative made their way to a remote village in Zambia called Chibombo. The Oticon Hearing Foundation was excited to donate 100 hearing instruments and cases of batteries for the mission. The team worked in collaboration with Princess Kasune Zulu who started a foundation called Fountain of Life, which works with children and orphans, especially those affected by HIV/AIDS in rural Read More »