Deaf and hard of hearing children rely on professional American Sign Language interpreters to accurately depict highly charged scenes during theater performances.
HEAR Wisconsin offers the Telecommunications Equipment Purchase Program (TEPP) which helps persons with a hearing, speech, mobility, or vision loss issue to obtain equipment (amplified phones or headsets, PockeTalkers, iPads, hands-free speaker phones, and more) at a greatly reduced price.
As a child, he survived an infection of bacterial meningitis, a life-threatening illness which resulted in total hearing loss in one ear and high frequency loss in the other. Today, Dr. Nathan Berg helps others in his role as the new audiologist at HEAR Wisconsin, a 92-year-old nonprofit organization serving children and adults with hearing loss.
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Dr. Brooke Lewandowski, our audiologist, recently published an article in Manufacturing News. Check it out here and click the article title to read more.
I am thrilled to write to you today as the new President and CEO of HEAR Wisconsin and am humbled to have been chosen to lead this 91-year-old organization as it embarks on its next chapter.
“Our new clinic is different than most hearing aid dispensers. Patients will be able to visit us and meet with a doctor of audiology and also, if they wish, meet with one of our Communication Technology Counselors.”