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Hearing aid

New law helps families with hard-of-hearing children

Vanessa Goodwin, 8, sits with her dog, Bingo, on Jan. 11 in her Durango home. A school test last year revealed Vanessa has a hearing problem, and her parents hope a new state bill can help her.

More information

Grange program: Information on the state Grange program that helps families with hard-of-hearing children is available from Cindy Greer at 588-3386 or hcrdgreer@frontier.net.


Another source: Chandace Jeep at Animas Audiology Associates, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment liaison for birthing hospitals in La Plata and Montezuma counties, is available at 375-2369. She can address concerns about hearing loss or provide sources that help families pay for hearing aids.

Hearing aid

Vanessa Goodwin, 8, sits with her dog, Bingo, on Jan. 11 in her Durango home. A school test last year revealed Vanessa has a hearing problem, and her parents hope a new state bill can help her.

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