The impact of hearing loss: dealing with silence and noise

SOURCE: HSRC Review
OUTPUT TYPE: Journal Article
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2017
TITLE AUTHOR(S): T.Hart
KEYWORDS: HEARING
DEPARTMENT: Economic Perfomance and Development (EPD)
Web link: http://www.hsrc.ac.za/en/review/hsrc-review-oct-dec-2018/impact-of-hearing-loss
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 10350

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Abstract

Hearing loss is not simply a medical matter, but more a communication impairment with social ramifications that have a significant impact on your personal life and career. Tim Hart, a senior research project manager at the HSRC, spoke to the HSRC Review about the sacrifices and positive choices that he has made to live with profound hearing disability.