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Hearing Care

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Maine Public

Almost 30 million American adults need hearing aids, but only about 16 percent get hearing aids. We'll learn when to get checked by an audiologist or a hearing instrument specialist—and what sorts of hearing aids and other options are available. We'll also find out what to know about children experiencing hearing impairment.

Krista Riccioni, doctor of audiology, Yarmouth Audiology
Nicole Duncan, doctor of audiology specializing in pediatric hearing loss; clinical lead, Warren Center for Speech and Hearing ,Penobscot Community Health Care

VIP Caller:
Scott Simon, host of NPR's Weekend Edition Saturday. Award-winning journalist and best-selling author. Click hereto listen to Scott's 'Simon Says' essay on the gift of hearing.
Laurie Mack, executive director, Northeast Hearing & Speech

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