Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) emphasized the importance of enacting the Hearing Aid Tax Credit (S. 1019) to help people and families who need hearing aids at an event attended by 170 Michiganders in East Lansing on Sept 3.
The 21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act gives those with disabilities equal access to advancements in technology and communications.
The Canadian Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists (CASLPA) is supporting a bill to amend the Income Tax Act relative to hearing impairment. The amendment would ensure all eligible individuals with hearing disabilities have fair access to the disability tax credit.
Aside from being of extremely poor quality, very low-cost hearing aids - those under $100 - have the potential to damage your hearing because they send very loud sounds into the ear.
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Most people who are fit with hearing aids require some time to get adjusted to them because it takes time for the brain to adapt to hearing sounds it hasn't heard in a while.
Some hearing centers have hearing aids in stock to demonstrate in the office. For hearing aid types that require a custom fit, purchasing them up-front is required.
Individuals impacted by hearing loss while on the job can look into vocational rehabilitation programs for help covering costs of hearing aids.
Representative introduces Medicare bill which would help cover audiology services from audiologists.