Katherine Bouton is an advocate and educator for the deaf and hard of hearing. Her most recent book is “Smart Hearing: Strategies, Skills and Resources for Living Better with Hearing Loss” (October 2018). Smart Hearing is an up-to-the-minute guide to the rapidly changing world of hearing aids, including over -the-counter hearing aids., “hearables”, cochlear implants and assistive hearing devices. Many of these new devices not only help you hear better but allow you to communicate wirelessly with your smart phone and household devices.
She is also the author of “Shouting Won’t Help,”(2013), a memoir of losing her hearing in midlife and how it affected her, and of “”Living Better with Hearing Loss” (2015). Katherine’s books are available at Amazon.com or at your favorite independent bookstore.
Her 40 year career in journalism began at The New Yorker and concluded with 22 years at The New York Times. She travelled the world as a free-lance magazine writer in the years between her employment at those two institutions.
Katherine is a frequent speaker on hearing loss issues, and speaks to both professional groups and hearing loss groups. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.