William L. Lederer joined the Board of Directors in 2008 after spending more than 30 years as Executive Director of the American Hearing Research Foundation. Bill brings with him his decades of experience in fundraising for the American Hearing Research Foundation as well as Ada S. McKinley, Big Shoulders and other local Chicago non-profit organizations. Now in retirement, Bill devotes much of his time to writing poetry and plays and participates in a prison ministry program.
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Hearing Disorders and Deafness
September 18, 2014 - It's frustrating to be unable to hear well enough to enjoy talking with friends or family. Hearing disorders make it hard, but not impossible, to hear. They can often be helped. Deafness can keep you from hearing sound at all. What causes hearing loss? Some possibilities are:
Reduce Your Child’s Risk of Ear Infection
September 16, 2014 - Children seem particularly prone to ear infections, but there are things parents can do to help lower a child's risk.