Seen & Heard

November 2012
Hearing Loss Magazine;Nov/Dec2012, Vol. 33 Issue 6, p24
An interview with Doctor George Kosovich is presented who was diagnosed with hearing loss in his childhood. When asked about the hardest thing he has ever done, he refers to his school days from elementary school through his two master degrees. He mentions that he fears guns as he shot a guy when he was 12. His greatest accomplishment is to be a father.


Related Articles

  • Seen & Heard.  // Hearing Loss Magazine;Sep/Oct2012, Vol. 33 Issue 5, p31 

    An interview with a hearing loss patient Tommy Thomas is presented. When asked about the hardest thing he has ever done, he refers about rearranging a tractor motor without any manuals or instructions. He mentions that his favorite childhood memory was riding horses and going on trail rides. His...

  • A Comparison of the Speech Understanding Provided by Acoustic Models of Fixed-Channel and Channel-Picking Signal Processors for Cochlear Implants. Dorman, Michael F.; Loizou, Philipos C.; Spahr, Anthony J.; Maloff, Erin // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Aug2002, Vol. 45 Issue 4, p783 

    Vowels, consonants, and sentences were processed by two cochlear-implant signal-processing strategies--a fixed-channel strategy and a channel-picking strategy--and the resulting signals were presented to listeners with normal hearing for identification. At issue was the number of channels of...

  • Amplification for Unilateral Hearing Loss. Jerger, James // Journal of the American Academy of Audiology;Sep2010, Vol. 21 Issue 8, p1 

    The author discusses a study which examines the impact of amplification on the dimension of unilateral hearing loss in children. He considers the complexity of the study of hearing loss. He emphasizes the need for amplification to be fit to a child suffering from unilateral hearing loss. He...

  • Life Lessons for a Young Schoolteacher: Adjusting to hearing loss was only the first obstacle to overcome. Gross, Amy // Hearing Health;Winter2011, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p40 

    The article features Lori Messing, a schoolteacher with hearing disorder in the U.S. It highlights the detection of her disease when she was a freshman at Drew University in Madison, New Jersey and how she struggled to cope with it. It explores the impact of her deafness on her life as a student...

  • PRODUCTS.  // Hearing Review;Sep2012, Vol. 19 Issue 10, p62 

    The article reviews several products related to hearing loss including Signature Series Receiver Watch and charger by Silent Call Communications, Phonak CROS H2O and Phonak CROS 13 for single-sided deafness by Phonak, and Pal, a simple-to-use cell phone designed for older adults by Clarity.

  • Nuts-and-Bolts Answers to Real-Life Hearing Aid Questions. Jenkins, Barbara // Hearing Health;Spring2014, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p20 

    The article offers the author's advice and sample scenarios to help in selecting the best hearing aids. Among the tips she offered are asking options for reconditioned hearing aids, selecting devices for active lifestyles, and considering new hybrids of cochlear implants (CIs) for low frequency...

  • Abstracts.  // Journal of Hearing Science;Mar2014, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p50 

    The article presents abstracts on hearing science which include cochlear implantation on elderly adults, the study of vestibular dysfunction, and evaluation of hearing loss in patients aged 70 years old and above.

  • Seen & Heard.  // Hearing Loss Magazine;Nov/Dec2011, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p22 

    The article profiles "Hearing Loss Magazine" newsletter editor Judy G. Martin. It says that Martin recommends joining a local chapter of the Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) for people with hearing problems. It mentions that "Imitation of Life" is one of her favorite films while one of...

  • Cochlear implant and hearing aid: a new approach to optimizing the fitting in this bimodal situation. Keilmann, Annerose M.; Bohnert, Andrea M.; Gosepath, Jan; Mann, Wolf J. // European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology;Dec2009, Vol. 266 Issue 12, p1879 

    More and more patients with residual hearing on the contralateral side are becoming candidates for cochlear implants (CI) surgery due to increasing CI. The major benefits of regular binaural hearing are spatial hearing, localization, and signal source discrimination in both quiet and noisy...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics