What is a Hearing Dog?

Hearing dogs are dogs trained to assist the hearing-impaired. The type of training they receive is to alert their hearing-impaired owners to things like: A doorbell or knock at the door Telephone ringing Someone calling their owner’s name Alarm clock Baby crying Appliances (microwave, tea kettle, washer/dryer) The amazing thing about hearing dogs is they … Read More

How loud is too loud for kids?

It’s important for parents and caretakers to understand what sounds are too loud for kids and what to do about it. Hearing damage (from exposure to loud sounds) is permanent – but we can help prevent it. Three steps to protect your children’s ears (and your ears) from loud sounds Check how loud the sound is. Get … Read More