If you. or someone you know, is hearing impaired, think about that impairment selfishly for a moment. It all comes down to this: How well you, or they, are going to hear for the rest of your, or their, life. If this is important to you, and you would not be considering this book if it were not, you will want to embrace becoming an informed consumer of available hearing services. A consumer who understands both normal hearing and word understanding, who understands why both hearing and word understanding become impaired, who understands how best to use available hearing services to achieve better hearing, and who understands the limitations of a hearing aid as well as its many benefits. With this knowledge, the hearing impaired will become informed hearing consumers. As informed consumers, the hearing impaired can anticipate obtaining greater satisfaction with their hearing aids, and can anticipate having their hearing aids become their best friend.
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Dr. Pratt is an eighty-two year old retired Otolargngologist [ENT] Head and Neck surgeon who has observed, and participated in, the hearing aid dispensing system for more than fifty years. During his career, he had teaching appointments in several Universities, and in 1975, he was asked to become the Chairman of a Committee to study the hearing aid dispensing system for the Food and Drug Administration. From the study evolved the Hearing Aid Device Regulations of 1977.
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