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Auditory Processing Disorder

Auditory Processing Disorder

Starting school can be a daunting experience for most children, but for some, it can become altogether stressful. Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) is often an undiagnosed difficulty for children who struggle with understanding in class. More specifically, despite not having any hearing loss, children with APD struggle to make their brain process the sounds it …

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Beltone Imagine

New Technology: Beltone Imagine

The auditory revolution you’ve been waiting for is finally here with the brand new Beltone Imagine hearing aids. Equipped with GN Resound new Microphone & Receiver In Ear technology, Imagine offers a whole new dimension to hear sounds as naturally as they should be.  How it works The idea is simple enough and yet provides …

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Window Face Mask

Unmask your conversation

It’s no secret that we are living in unprecedented times. The arrival of this global pandemic has forced us all to adjust and adapt our daily lives in many different ways. Staying home more often, keeping at a distance from others and of course: wearing a mask. While masks are hoped to limit virus transmission, …

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The New Phonak Paradise vs Marvel

New technology There’s a new player on the block, and he sounds simply ‘heavenly’: the Phonak Audéo Paradise. Released mid-August this year, Paradise takes after his older brother – Marvel – and builds on its exciting features to take on our modern, digital world. Marvel offered its wearers a clearer, richer sound than its predecessors. …

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Talking Hearing Loss Stigma

The History As of 2017, approximately 14.5% of Australians suffer from a ranging level of hearing loss. With this number expected to rise to 18.9% by 2060 – almost half of which are under the age of 65*. Yet many people still associate their hearing loss with a feeling of premature aging, shame and sometimes …

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The connection between hearing loss and dementia.

Are hearing loss and dementia connected?

For as long as we can remember, hearing loss was a troublesome but inconsequential part of growing older. Then in 2013, an otologist and epidemiologist named Frank Lin, working at John Hopkins University in the United States performed a ground-breaking study. He discovered that despite then-current medical beliefs, there was a direct correlation between hearing …

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Signia Styletto X

New technology – Signia Styletto X

Attractive Design. The Sleek design fits comfortably behind your ears, definitely if you are wearing glasses as well. The design reminds most clients of Earpods; they don’t resemble hearing devices. The sleek design, the trendy colours, the cool metal look — it‘s something to be seen! A new design and colours, Signia has introduced a …

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ANZAC day Driveway

2020, The Year of a Special ANZAC Day

April 25, 2020, will mark the 105th anniversary of the first time young men from Australia and New Zealand stepped into harm’s way for King and Country. Though the nation was only 13 years old at the outbreak of World War One, young Australian men and those from neighbouring New Zealand proudly joined troops from …

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Phonak Virto Black

Phonak Virto Black, Trendy High Tech for the Hearing Challenged.

It isn’t often that we here at ‘Falls of Sound” get really excited about the introduction of a new hearing aid. Being an independent hearing centre, we see a constant flow of new and updated devices from all of the major manufacturers. Once in awhile, though, something comes along that is a real game-changer. That …

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Every Sound Tells A Story

Every Sound Tells A Story

Sound is a precious gift. It enables us to communicate quickly over long distances, helps keep us safe in our daily lives. Enhances the cinema and listening to a sad song can make us cry like a baby. There is nothing else in the human experience that has as profound an effect on our lives …

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Tinnitus, there is help out there.

Can anyone hear that besides me? That is a question 15 to 20 percent of Australians ask themselves every day. According to Better Health Australia this is the estimated number of people suffering from some degree of Tinnitus. What is Tinnitus? The simple answer to this question is that Tinnitus is when you hear sounds …

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TV Streaming Happiness

True story TV streaming happiness.

“ I must admit I was very sceptical when Katia suggested the TV Streamer to connect the TV with my hearing aids”. “But hearing the TV directly to my hearing aids, not having to read the subtitles AND be able to have a conversation at the same time is quite amazing!” Mary, not her real …

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iPhone Hearing Aids

iPhone Vs Hearing Aids.

As an Independent hearing aid provider, we hear lots of people questioning the price. Some are comparing hearing aids with the legendary iPhone. Comparing price is what most individuals discuss. However, the technological advances of iPhones in contrast with hearing aids are another. An iPhone investment is a fraction of a hearing aid and has …

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Living alone

Hearing loss and living alone.

Hearing aids will improve your daily quality of life. There are times though, like when sleeping, showering or just puttering around at home when you might not have your assistive hearing devices. If you are surrounded by others with normal hearing you should be fine. For those who are living alone, there can be challenges.  …

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