The latest information on people, foundations, non-profit organizations, associations, legislative bodies and companies who work tirelessly to raise hearing awareness, provide healthy hearing information and help those with hearing loss.
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Online communities for deaf and hearing-impaired individuals offer a place for advice, romance, news on the latest technology and a chance to voice opinions on matters.
May is Better Hearing and Speech month and seeks to raise awareness of individuals suffering from hearing loss, impairments and speech disorders.
Sonic displayed its out-of-the-box hearing solutions at AudiologyNOW!® in March at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center.
Healthy Hearing releases a free guide which takes a comprehensive look at the symptoms and obstacles associated with hearing loss and provides tips and suggestions for communicating with loved ones or others who aren't hearing well.
Newly-launched EarCommunity.com provides resource and support for families and individuals suffering from Microtia and Aural Atresia.
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will launch hotline TSA Cares to assist travelers with disabilities for information regarding airport screening policies.
Kirsty Swain encourages those with hearing difficulties to follow their dreams.
A recent survey conducted by AARP and ASHA indicates that older Americans are going without necessary treatment for hearing loss, resulting in decreased quality of life and even safety issues.
Deafness Research Foundation has changed its name to Hearing Health Foundation. The Foundation has also announced a groundbreaking research consortium, the Hearing Restoration Project.
National Technical Institute for the Deaf at Rochester Institute of Technology has once again set a record for enrollment, with 1,547 students enrolled. The students hail from 49 of the 50 United States.
Research has shown that people with untreated hearing loss may be at an increased risk of depression. Studies also show that when these individuals use hearing aids, they experience significant improvements in quality of life and decreased depressive symptoms.
A new book, “A Survival Guide for New Deafies" by Amy Sargent, offers coping strategies for people diagnosed with hearing loss, as well as their family members. Register on Sargent's website to win a free copy of the book.
Siemens Hearing Instruments Responds to Consumer Needs with Waterproof Aquaris™
Dr. William F. House explains how he overcame adversity and criticism to create life-changing treatments for hearing disorders including the cochlear implant.
Hearing specialists launch SecureEar to protect the ears from loud bangs but at the same time amplify the sounds of nature.
Sites We Like - Healthy Hearing features websites related to senior care and senior housing services.
The Oticon Focus on People Award, given out each year since 1997, focuses attention on common misconceptions about hearing loss, correct negative stereotypes, and motivate people with hearing loss to take advantage of the help that is available to them.
Since its inception in 1997, the Oticon Focus on People Awards has honored outstanding people with hearing loss who prove that hearing loss does not limit a person’s ability to live a full, productive and even, inspiring life.
The Oticon Foundation and American Academy of Audiology Foundation provided funding for the 2010 Future Leaders of Audiology Conference. Oticon strives to empower people to communicate, interact and participate, and audiology’s new leaders to advance this mission.
The 21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act gives those with disabilities equal access to advancements in technology and communications.
The Ida Institute announced four distinguished experts in hearing health and related disciplines to its Advisory Board. The Institute seeks to foster a better understanding of the human dynamics of hearing loss from its recognition to its resolution.
The Educational Audiology Association (EAA) has joined forces with ASHA on its Listen To Your Buds campaign to teach children the importance of valuing and protecting their hearing, a vital part of their life-long well-being.
The Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010 will update current law to increase access to Internet, television, smart phones and other telecommunications technologies through improved interfaces, closed captioning, video description and other tools. Nondisabled people stand to benefit, too, from improved ease of use.
October 3rd -10th is Hearing Aid Awareness Week and is organized by the International Hearing Society to raise awareness concerning untreated hearing loss and how it endangers safety and isolates people from friends and family.
The NIDCD announces the launch of a new Spanish-language section of its popular website for parents of 8- to 12-year-olds, It’s a Noisy Planet, Protect Their Hearing.