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Walk4Hearing events has kicked off in Pennsylvania, Chicago, and New England. In the next few months walks will be hosted in other cities across America. Join these free, fun events to get informed and motivated about hearing loss awareness.
The U.S. Access Board voted recently to develop regulations pertaining to classroom acoustics. Poor acoustics in the classroom can interfere with a student’s academic performance by hindering concentration and attention, reading, and spelling, as well as understanding speech.
Many persons with hearing loss do not realize they may be covered by the ADA in their workplace or public facilities and loopholes were addressed in 2008.
Peter C. Fackler of Rochester, New York, has been named president of the Board of Trustees of the Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA), the nation’s largest organization for people with hearing loss.
The recent Coalition for Global Hearing Health Conference allowed ISA’s Humanitarian Committee to also meet one of its four goals.
Leading universities look to integrate Ida Principles and Tools into Audiology Curriculum.
Canadian leaders in speech, language and hearing were honoured for contributions to the professions of speech-language pathology and audiology.
The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) honors Annie Glenn for her many years of advocacy on behalf of people with communication disorders.
Sedona AZ - Auricle Ink Publishers announces the release of The Consumer Handbook on Hearing Loss and Noise. Noise is the number 1 most preventable cause of hearing loss worldwide.
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, in partnership with the National Hearing Conservation Association (NHCA), is accepting nominations for the 2011 Safe-in-Sound Innovation in Hearing Loss Prevention Award.
Brain injuries are the number one killer and disabler of people under the age of 44 in Canada. Research indicates that 80 to 100 percent of individuals with a brain injury will have some form of communication disorder.
A new global public health initiative includes the Coalition for Global Hearing Health (CGHH)which aims to help 300 million worldwide with hearing loss problems.
Get accurate information about hearing loss, its causes and what to do about it by viewing the Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) series of seven, four-minute, captioned videos on hearing loss.
Purchasing hearing aids can be overwhelming and confusing for consumers. The FDA recently launched a hearing aid guide to assist consumers in the process.
AG Bell announced today that Donald M. Goldberg, Ph.D., CCC-SLP/A, FAAA, LSLS Cert. AVT, has been selected by the AG Bell Board of Directors as the association's president-elect for the 2010-2012 term.
May is Better Hearing and Speech Month, an annual event that raises awareness about communication and hearing disorders, and promotes screening and treatment. Various studies have shown untreated hearing impairment can cause feelings of isolation and depression, create safety issues and lower earning power.
May is Speech and Hearing Awareness Month and although many of us take our abilities to hear and speak for granted, communication skills are vital to our fundamental development and the function of our everyday lives. Millions of families live with the challenges of speech, language and hearing disorders.
You may be wondering why Better Hearing and Speech Month is so important. Hearing loss is the third most prevalent but treatable condition among seniors, behind arthritis and hypertension.
House Ear Institute (HEI) has partnered with 97.1 AMP Radio station for AMP’s College Invasion taking place on college campuses throughout Southern California during the month of April.
The American Academy of Audiology, on behalf of audiologists, and the Hearing Loss Association of America, on behalf of people with hearing loss announce a collaborative public...
Rockville, MD-January 28, 2010- The American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation (ASHFoundation) recently awarded $378,000 to 39 individuals in support of...
New York, Feb. 23 - In celebration of Better Hearing and Speech Month in May, Deafness Research Foundation (DRF) announces a drawing contest for children and...
Washington, D.C. February 18, 2010 The Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (AG Bell) today announced the 2010...
Grammy award winning singer songwriter Sting will lend his support to the Hear the World initiative, a global hearing loss campaign that helps raise awareness about the...
January 15, 2010 - The Better Hearing Institute (BHI) elected Gordon Walker, VP General Manager of Knowles...
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