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Living well with hearing loss

                                                                                                                        Hearing therapists work with audiologists to support clients to
                                                                                                                        reach their hearing goals.
                                                                                                                        They can help with:
                                                                                                                        • personal adjustment and informational counselling
        Posters available for viewing                                                                                   • ongoing hearing aid management
                                                                                                                        • speech reading and auditory training
                                                                                                                        • communication strategies
                                                                                                                        • hearing assistive technology (Life Unlimited therapists are
                                                                                                                        credentialed assessors for EMS)
        The posters can be found in the Amokura Gallery,                                                                Our service is free for New Zealand citizens and permanent
        these can be viewed from Thursday through until                                                                 residents aged 16 years and older.
                                                                                                                        Complete an online referral form (via our website or HealthLink)
        Friday.                                                                                                         or call 0800 008 011. Self-referrals also welcome.

                                                                                       The whole is greater than the sum of the parts - Friday 7 July, 5.15pm
                                                                                       Listen to audiologist Kylie Bolland and hearing therapist Susan Lennie at the
        Anil’s “Journey into hearing” will be presented by Trish                       NZAS conference talk about how they work collaboratively with shared clients
        Carraher on behalf of Linda Hatten.                                            to reduce the impact of their hearing loss.

                                                                                        Hearing Therapy is part of Life Unlimited Charitable Trust
        Best practice requires commitment to ongoing learning                           0800 008 011   |
        - Trish Carraher, Life Unlimited

        The provision of hearing equipment to Veterans
        - Melissa Bayley, Veterans’ Affairs

        Cochlear Implant Candidate Demographics and Outcomes:
        a review of the Southern Cochlear Implant Programme
        adult caseload and comparison with international data
        - Shirley Marshall and Sarah Weusten, SCIP

        EasyView OtoBlock – Innovative new OtoBlock enables
        deeper impression taking
        - David Crowhen, Phonak

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