Assistive Listening

Getting people with hearing loss in the loop. (2019). Perspectives on Psychological Science, 14, 29-33.

David G. Myers on hearing loss in worship: An invisible disability. (Interview with Joan Huyser-Honig). (September 15, 2016). Calvin Institute of Worship.

A technological godsend to counter hearing loss. (August 28, 2015). The Wall Street Journal.

Imagining a future where hearing loops double the value of hearing instruments (July 3, 2013). Hearing Health & Technology Matters.

Enabling ears to hear: The church leads (May/June, 2013). Perspectives: A Journal of Reformed Thought, p. 4.

Hearing screenings, hearing aids, hearing loops (April 8, 2013). Hearing Health Foundation (

Hearing aids can serve a second purpose–as wireless speakers (June 6, 2013). Scientific American blog (

The hearing loop movement is rapidly accelerating (May 7, 2012).

The hearing loop movement is accelerating (PDF) (November/December, 2011). Advance for Hearing Practice Management, p. 34.

Harnessing the human factor in hearing assistance (PDF) (October, 2011). Association for Psychological Science Observer, pp. 11-12.

Together we say, let’s loop America! (June 28, 2011). Hearing Health and Technology Matters.

Get in the hearing loop. (PDF) (March/April, 2011). Letter to the Editor, Audiology Today, p. 14.

In the loop. Helping the growing population with hearing loss. (PDF) (November, 2010). Sound & Communications, pp. 76-81.

They who have ears to hear, let them hear. Christian Reformed Church, Disability Concerns.

Let’s loop America’s worship centers. (PDF) (May, 2010). Technologies for Worship (, pp. 53-55.

Progress toward the looping of America–and doubled hearing aid functionality. (PDF) (February, 2010). Hearing Review, pp. 10-17.

Telecoils and wireless assistive listening. (PDF) (2009). In R. Carmen (Ed.), A Consumer Handbook on Hearing Loss & Hearing Aids, 3rd edition. Sedona, AZ: Auricle Ink Publishers.

Double hearing aid functionality and satisfaction. (2008, November/December). Advance for Audiologists, pp. 65–69.

Experts discuss telecoils and the future of hearing aidcompatible assistive devices. (PDF) (2008, October). Hearing Journal, pp. 40–47.

We’ve looped West Michigan. Could we loop America? (PDF) (2008, September). Hearing Loss, pp. 18–21.

UK and USA: Worlds apart for people with hearing loss. (PDF) (2007). Hearing Health, pp. 26-30.

In a looped America, hearing aids would be twice as valuable. (2006, May). Hearing Journal, pp. 17-23.

Heard round the world! Hearing aid compatibility and wireless assistive devices (with Norman Lederman). (2006, May). (PDF) Sound and Communications, pp. 74-81.

New media technology for people with hearing loss: Looping communities so all might hear.(2005). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association Division of Media Psychology Newsletter (The Amplifier).

Good news for people with hearing loss. (2005). (PDF) Saturday Evening Post, pp. 96-97.

Heard around the world! Hearing aid compatibility and wireless assistive devices. (2005, January). Hearing Review, pp. 22-25, 86.

Hearing the word. (2004, July). Technologies for Worship, pp. 26-29.

Essay for Richard Carmen’s Consumer handbook on hearing loss and hearing aids, 2nd edition. (2004). Phoenix: Auricle Ink Publishers.

Hearing the word: The coming world of hearing aid compatible assistive listening in congregations. (2003). Website publication of the National Organization on Disability.

The coming world of hearing aid compatible assistive listening. (PDF) (2003, November/December). Hearing Loss, pp. 22-26.

They who have ears to hear, let them hear. (2003, June). Christian Reformed Church, Disability Concerns.

Looped communities. (2003, May/June). Advance for Audiologists, pp. 22-23.

Let’s loop America. (2003, January/February). (PDF) Audiology Today, p. 11.

How to double the usefulness of hearing aids. (PDF) (2002, December). Communication Matters (for Michigan Rehabilitation Services), Vol. 3, Issue 3.

The coming “audio coil” revolution. (2002, September). The Hearing Review, pp. 28-31.

Why don’t more people wear hearing aids? (PDF) (2002, July/August). Advance for Audiologists, pp. 36-40.

Getting hard of hearing people in the loop. (PDF) (2002, Summer). Mi-SHHH-iganian. (Michigan Self Help for Hard of Hearing People), pp. 1, 2.

Do you hear what I hear? (PDF) (2002, February). Church Herald.

Interpreting responses. (PDF) (2001/2002, Winter). Hearing Health, pp. 20-24.

Living with hearing loss. (PDF) (2000, November). Saturday Evening Post, p. 64.