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Self-advocacy for all ages

Posted Tuesday October 14, 2014 by Beginnings

Self-advocacy, by definition, is “representing oneself or one’s views or interests” In relation to hearing, it is getting support to access information and improve communication. This support can be a...

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Ototoxic meds: What you should know

Posted Tuesday July 29, 2014 by Beginnings

Marissa Ryan, M.D. The inner ear houses our hearing and balance function.  Some medications are toxic to the inner ear sensory cells and cause reversible or permanent hearing loss, balance...

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Essay by Amadeus Rybinski

Posted Wednesday April 02, 2014 by Beginnings

The following is an essay written by a child with hearing loss whose family BEGINNINGS has served. We were so honored that he chose to share his thoughts about BEGINNINGS....

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