Shouting Won't Help: Why I--and 50 Million Other Americans--Can't Hear You

Shouting Won't Help: Why I--and 50 Million Other Americans--Can't Hear You

Katherine Bouton


Audiologists agree that we are experiencing a countrywide epidemic of listening to loss. at the present, forty eight million Americans―17 percentage of the population―suffer some extent of loss. greater than part are below the age of fifty-five. In circumstances like Katherine Bouton's, who skilled unexpected listening to loss on the age of thirty, the reason is unknown.

In this deftly written and deeply felt examine a frequent and greatly misunderstood phenomenon, Bouton recounts her personal trip into deafness―and her go back to the listening to international in the course of the miracles of expertise. She speaks with medical professionals, audiologists, neurobiologists, and others trying to find factors and a treatment, in addition to those that have skilled listening to loss, weaving their tales along with her personal. Shouting will not Help is an interesting and informative account of what it really is prefer to dwell with an invisible disability―a must-read not just for people with listening to loss, who will realize their tales in Bouton's personal, yet for his or her households, neighbors, employers, and caregivers.

A Kirkus stories Best Nonfiction booklet of 2013

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