A book that was first published in hardcopy under the auspices of The Oticon Foundation, Fading Sounds: About Hearing and Hearing Aids, by Kirsten Worsoe and Claus Elberling, has become available as a free digital download in PDF format. The book, originally published through a program grant from Oticon in 2006, was written for people who are looking for more information about hearing, hearing loss, and hearing aids than can be found in dictionaries or popular magazines. Fading Sounds Book Cover According to the book’s introduction, it is particularly aimed at people with hearing loss and their families, friends, and colleagues who wish to understand the implications of a hearing loss. With its style and format, the book is also intended to be an inspiration for audiologists and other hearing professionals. download in PDF format