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How Well Is Your Hearing
Aid Working For You?

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  • Reasons why the right hearing aid matters
  • Advice on when to see your audiologist
  • Tips to improve your hearing

How Well Is Your Child's
Hearing Aid Working?

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Answer a few questions, and you'll get:

  • Tips for taking care of your child's hearing aid
  • Reasons why the right hearing aid matters
  • Advice on when to see your child's audiologist

Reviewed by Shelley A. Borgia, CCCA on March 13, 2014

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