Hearing Library

We’ve selected some excellent resources to help you understand your hearing – how it works, conditions you might face, and how to protect or restore it. Our goal is to help you learn about steps you can take if you think you or a loved one might have a hearing loss.

Feel free to view, browse and download or print anything you find helpful. These are for you.


Click on any of the video titles and you’ll be taken to the viewing area for that video.

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Click on any of the written document titles to view it or download it. All documents are in Adobe Reader Portable Document Format (PDF). If you don’t already have Adobe Reader on your computer, you can get one free from Adobe by clicking here.

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There’s nothing to download; our videos will begin playing instantly. They will play right here on this web page. If you want a video to switch to Full Screen, just move your mouse to the lower right of the video and click on the icon that looks like this:

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How Hearing Works (Click below to view movie)

This 3-minute video gives a quick overview of the anatomy of hearing. It will help you understand what’s involved in good hearing, and will provide a foundation for discussion with your audiologist.

Spotlight on Hearing Loss (Click below to view movie)

This 9-minute video, produced by the Better Hearing Institute, has been shown thousands of times nationwide on public television. It does a great job discussing the many facets of hearing and hearing loss.

Pediatric Audiology (Click below to view movie)

This 4-minute video will help you understand how to work with an infant or young child who has a hearing impairment.


Click on any of the audio titles and you can listen.

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