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Hearing Access & Innovations Founder and CEO Janice S. Lintz’s insights on the issues facing people who are deaf or hard of hearing have been published in a broad array of major print and online media outlets. Her straightforward approach is thought-provoking, informative, practical, and solution-oriented.
Huff Post: FAQs for Hearing Aids - 1. Do I really need to see a physician before I am fitted with a hearing aid? Hearing loss can sometimes be the result of a simple medical issue, such as ear wax. It can […] LinkedIn: Consulting People with Disabilities - Two important issues that need to be considered when consulting people with disabilities are compensating them for their input and ensuring that those who are consulted have the necessary expertise. It is time to start […] 7 Misconceptions About People With Hearing Loss - There are many more misconceptions. These are just a starting point for a conversation. 1. Everyone with a hearing loss uses sign language. Hearing loss is a spectrum, and people with hearing loss don’t all […] 7 Misconceptions about People with Hearing Loss - Janice Lintz, CEO of Hearing Access & Innovations, is passionate about advocating for those with hearing loss. Many misconceptions exist about hearing loss- here are her Top 7: (adapted from 17 Misconceptions About People with […]
Johnny Jet: 12 tips for traveling with a hearing loss - Having a hearing loss shouldn’t stop you—or anyone—from traveling. The following tips will ensure a smoother trip: 1. Sign up for travel alerts via email or text to avoid missing a flight. Gate/flight attendants, right […]
Consumer Mojo: Medicare Should Cover Hearing Aids - Hearing loss is one of the most misunderstood disabilities, and because it is invisible, it is frequently overlooked, neglected and forgotten. Many assume it doesn’t require any special attention or services even though it interferes […]
Multichannel News: Help Needed on Closed Captioning - Imagine watching NCIS without faces because the closed captions obscured them. You could only identify the characters by their hair. Under the Federal Communications Commission’s closed-captioning order, there are no standards on how captions are […]
New York Post: Letters to the Editor: Hear here, Mike - Mayor Bloomberg claims that the issue with wheelchair-accessible taxis is that passengers are farther away and they cannot establish a dialogue. Why isn’t this an issue in London? It can be overcome by using a […]
The Benefits of Closed Captioning Commercials - Written by the Association of National Advertisers collaborating with Janice Schacter Lintz The ANA Production Management Committee recommends that all television commercials be closed captioned. Commercials that are closed captioned maximize the impact of an […]
TDI Bluebook: 11 Advocacy Tips for Parents - It seemed as if appropriate access at cultural institutions was unpredictable wherever our family went. Our daughter who wears binaural hearing aids never knew if the access she needed would be available. When we started […]
Driven to Help the Hard of Hearing - Janice Schacter knows she can be a pain in the neck, and she doesn’t care. “People may perceive of me as a pushy mom, and I am,” she said. “But you do what you have […]
Around The Temple - Temple member Janice Schacter has a special understanding of the frustration faced by thousands of New Yorkers suffering from deafness and hearing loss. When Mrs. Schacter’s 10-year-old daughter, Arielle, was diagnosed with moderate-to-severe hearing loss […]
Parents magazine: DISNEY FUN THE FAIR WAY - In your article “Doing Disney Your Way” (June-July 2001), on of your strategies to beat the crowd is, “If you have a grandparent along who can’t walk well, rent a wheelchair (available at all parks). […]