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Talk is Teaching

Did you know that just talking is teaching? Sometimes it is as simple as that. “Talking is Teaching” is the subject of a campaign to promote learning and literacy for all children. This topic is especially important for children with hearing loss because they don’t have the same access to sound. Every one of you, […]

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World Hearing Day, March 3, 2020

“Hearing for Life” is the theme of World Hearing Day March 3rd. Organized by the World Health Organization (WHO), this day shines the spotlight on preventing, identifying and treating hearing loss across the lifespan. This year, the campaign would like to highlight the importance of communication at all ages and stages of life. Hearing provides […]

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What is an FM system?

FM is a frequency modulation system that can be used in classrooms and in the home to help with children who have hearing loss or difficulty holding attention in the classroom. They can also be used with adults in various situations. The speaker will wear a microphone and the voice will be received through hearing […]

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Say Yes! To Hearing Loop Systems

Today’s digital hearing aids do a tremendous job of improving hearing but there are circumstances when a hearing aid needs help.   Even the latest hearing aid technology is challenged to function optimally in background noise, at a distance, or in spaces with poor acoustics. About Hearing Loop Systems Hearing loop systems magnetically transmit an audio […]

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Guest Blog: Custom Earplugs – A Musician’s Perspective

By Rick Hughey I have been a musician for many years – specifically a drummer and percussionist who has played in myriad and varied settings. While many of the applicable instruments and sound effects upon which I perform can be played very quietly, some inherently create higher volume pressures. When I was younger I never […]

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Why Hearing Aids Are Expensive

Our audiologists are often asked why hearing aids are so expensive.  Hearing aids are high-tech digital devices that need to be small enough to fit comfortably in an ear and stable enough to wear every day.  Hearing aid manufacturers put a significant amount of time and money into research and development to make products that can […]

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We are Hear for Everyone

Thank you for partnering with us throughout the year, as a patient or a donor.  As you make your final year end giving plans, we hope you will contribute to Constance Brown Hearing Centers. Download our Remittance Form (PDF) to print, fill out, and mail. Donate online to Constance Brown Hearing Centers through Network for […]

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