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Buon Anno a tutti!

Buon Anno a tutti!
The Ascoitando Team wishes you a wonderful new year!2016 was fun and productive and we are looking to get an even more amazing 2017. We are keeping our events and beneficiaries in Moscow, ID and Tucson, AZ and we are looking to expand the events towards more cultural experiences. In the works, we have a few amazing events such as Giro in Bici, Arte...
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ILY

ILY
Sometimes, some things are very hard to say: because they are too complex... or we don't have the words... or we speak different languages... or because we are too far away to get the message across..."The basics for all communications should begin with ILY in the heart of the listener."If you start with this simple concept in your heart, then no m...
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Veterans Day - Hearing Loss

Veterans Day - Hearing Loss
In the United States, hearing loss is the most common injury to veterans since 9/11. Troops often return from deployment with diminished hearing, ringing in their ears, or both. It makes sense when you consider causes like roadside bombs, gunfire, and loud engines. Today, more than 400,000 veterans of the Afghan and Iraqi wars suffer from this...
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Tips and Tricks for Teachers

Tips and Tricks for Teachers
This video has a few tips that are very positive on how we as educators should communicate with children that do have to deal with mild hearing loss. Mild hearing loss means that the child can hear but the amount of sound lost is enough to have a drastic negative impact in the child's understanding of words and phrases. Mild hearing loss can make t...
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Where are we in Hearing Aid Tech?

Gerald R Popelka is a PhD, Professor, and Chief of Audiology, Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at Stanford University Medical Center. This video is quite informative about the current technologies and the relevant statistics of hearing loss and how to approach them. Popelka summarizes the devices and provides important information that can...
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Danae Larsen - The producer and front-woman of Note Magiche 2016

This year, Note Magiche took an organizational turn as the President and Director of Ascoltando designated Danae Larsen as the Speaker and Producer of Note Magiche Moscow 2016. The decision came about because of Mr Marazzo's trip to Argentina and Danae was the perfect candidate to get the job done. Danae Larsen is a Latin and Greek Teacher at ...
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Meet Rebecca Ashbach

​On September 22nd 2016, Note Magiche was a great success thanks to the contributions of several volunteers. However, the most remarkable contribution was done by Chef Rebecca Ashbach. Two weeks before the event, the original chef, Luigi Boschetti, told us that he had a scheduling conflict and had to step aside for the year. Rebecca stepped in wit...
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Tap Takeover - August 17, 2016

Tap Takeover - August 17, 2016
Every two weeks, Tapped - Taphouse & Kitchen opens their bar to feature a new brewery and help a non-profit. Wednesday August 17th was our turn to be a part of this amazing gathering at one of the most amazing restaurants in downtown Moscow, ID. Hale's Ales brought a great deal of prices and The beers served: Supergoose IPA Pale American A...
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Note Magiche - Tucson

Note Magiche - Tucson
Having a chance of developing Note Magiche Tucson was a great experience. As the founder of Ascoltando, I am excited to announce a long term relationship has begun with ASDB (Arizona School for the Deaf and the Blind), Caffe Milano and Us! The truth is that our operation in Tucson began with the right foot because of the involvement and promotion o...
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Why should we be active and help deaf children?

Why should we be active and help deaf children?
​Being deaf is one of the most limiting problems a child can have. Deafness is not something that can be seen but it has a huge impact in the way the brain works. This is because the child who suffers from deafness does not have the basic communication feedback that allows him to develop the languages that surround him. There are many ways to compl...
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