Posts Tagged ‘famous people’

Hearing Loss Article – Derrick Coleman Of The Seattle Seahawks

Derrick Lamont Coleman was born on October 18, 1990 and is the first legally deaf offensive in the history of the National Football League, playing for the Seattle Seahawks. After playing college football for the University of California Los Angeles, he was signed on as an un-drafted free agent in 2012 by the Minnesota Vikings. […]

Whoopi Goldberg And Her Hearing Difficulties Account

Caryn Elaine Johnson, better known for her screen name, Whoopi Goldberg was born on November 13, 1953 and is an American actress, singer, songwriter, author, political activist and talk show host. Whoopi Goldberg made her debut in show business in 1982 in the movie Citizen: I’m Not Losing My Mind, I’m Giving It Away but […]

Ronald Regan’s Personal Account Of Hearing Loss

Some 30 years ago, President Ronald Reagan was in all the papers because he appeared publicly with a Starkey INTRA hearing aid. He was the first major public figures to publicly admit to need hearing aids. It is thanks to this move that hearing aids became far more publicly accepted. The Starkey Technology business also […]