Day on the Hill Reflection

The following is an excerpt by Brieanne L. Salzman a University of Florida Doctor of Audiology Student in an article posted on the Florida Academy of Audiology website.

“Today I had the opportunity to advocate for something that I am so passionate about: hearing aids for children with hearing loss. The day started with nervous excitement towards the idea of verbalizing to congressmen and women our beliefs and ideals. We were split up into “teams” and then we’re sent off to speak to about 15 representatives. My team had a quick pow wow in the hallway and divided up responsibilities on how we were going to give our quick presentation. We knew we would only have a few minutes with the representative or the aid of the representative so we wanted to make them count…”

If you would like to read more please follow the link below.

Click here to read the full article by Brieanne and to read more from FLAA

How can we help?

Submit this form for online questions.

"*" indicates required fields

Name*
This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Share:

Recent Posts

Tips For Good Hearing Health

Did you know there are things you can do to help preserve your ability to hear? There are many things that cause hearing loss, and

Are Buying a Hearing Aid or Amplifier?

The average person waits 7–10 years after first experiencing symptoms before seeking professional help for hearing loss. Research shows those with untreated hearing loss have