Making a positive difference in the lives of those with hearing impairment
January 23rd, 2013
I performed a hearing test on a very nice gentleman today that really reminded me of why I became a hearing practitioner. Read more..
January 21st, the third Monday of the New Year, is considered by psychologists to be “Blue Monday”, the most depressing, hopeless day of the year for North Americans. Read more..
Written by Emily Roback
If you walk into my office, Ivey, my one-year-old Weimaraner – who is trained in hearing obedience, triathlon and performing fly ball tricks – could very well be the first to greet you! She is my hearing service dog. She is ready, at a moment’s notice, to not only run by my side and give me a sense of security and well-being while I’m in training for triathlons, but also to assist in the office when I’m treating patients. She is trained, among other things, to listen for the doorbell and for when visitors walk in and out of the clinic. Patients often comment on how comfortable they feel with Ivey in the waiting room – and that doesn’t surprise me. Read more..