The latest information on hearing tests for individuals who are experiencing hearing loss, looking for hearing health information for their loved ones, or just desire to learn more about hearing screenings to make the right hearing health decisions.
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Many studies have shown that hearing loss, especially untreated hearing loss, can have a negative impact on the quality of life; everything from relationships with friends and loved ones, to earning power on the job.
The House Ear Institute (HEI) returned for its 13th year at the AES Convention to provide hearing conservation education and free hearing screening tests to thousands of Audio Engineering Society (AES) members.
The Canadian Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists (CASLPA) launched its position paper on Universal Newborn Hearing Screening (UNHS) as part of a national campaign to improve early identification of hearing loss in children.
At the 129th AES Convention, House Ear Institute is returning for its 13th year to provide hearing conservation education and hearing screenings to thousands of Audio Engineering Society (AES) members and a comprehensive hearing health outreach program.
CASLPA members provide early hearing screening and communication development programs focus on providing intervention, by six months of age, in order to maximize the development of language and literacy skills during the critical period of birth to 2 years.
As the child grows and enters school, undetected hearing loss contributes to longer learning curves. At times, children may be misdiagnosed with cognitive learning delay caused by some other underlying factor other than simple, addressable hearing loss.
New Kid on the Block Joe McIntyre will receive the Annie Glenn Award and is featured a new podcast by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). McIntyre explains why he views his son Rhys’ hearing loss as a blessing and why he values the professionals who treat his child on a weekly basis.
Hearing Tests are painless, noninvasive and can quickly identify if you have hearing loss. If you answer Yes to any of the following hearing loss symptoms, you should get a hearing test.
New technique uses high-frequency sound to more realistically measure properties of the inner ear at acoustic frequencies similar to those of human hearing.
Infants with hearing loss placed into early intervention programs by the age of 6 months perform significantly better on school and language measures. A simple, non-invasive and inexpensive test can identify hearing loss in newborns.
61% of hearing loss occurs in men, so guys, get a hearing test during Men's Health Week.
Senators Olympia Snowe (R-ME) and Tom Harkin (D-IA) introduced bipartisan legislation to reauthorize the Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Act originally passed in 1999, supporting infant hearing screening and family support.
Better Hearing Institute (BHI) says that more than 13 million women suffer from unaddressed hearing loss, which undermines their quality of life. A great number of women don't include a hearing test as part of their healthcare routine because they attach more stigma to hearing loss than men.
A routine screening test for several metabolic and genetic disorders in newborns, the heel-stick procedure, is not effective in screening for cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection, a leading cause of hearing loss in children.
A hearing test is a simple, quick, non-invasive test to determine if you have hearing loss. Based on your hearing test results and the audiogram the hearing professional will make treatment recommendations such as hearing aids.
February 2, 2009 - Plymouth, Minnesota - Today represents a milestone for the uHear application as it surpasses the quarter of a million download mark. uHear,...
Naerum, Denmark November 9 - Ida Institute has selected Paul Peryman, PhD of the Van Asch Deaf Education Center in Sumner, Christchurch, New Zealand and Cindy...
A lot of us (all ages) have some hearing loss but we don't recognize it because the disappearance of sound happens so gradually. Hearing loss, sometimes called "nerve...
Hearing is cool. It adds dimension to our lives. It's the source of much of the information we receive from outside sources ? everything from hearing a speaker...
Understanding the results of your hearing test, or audiogram, can help you determine what type of hearing loss and degree of hearing loss you are experiencing.
Driving is as American as apple pie, the Fourth of July and county fairs. Most of us think of driving as a natural-born right, granted to us on our 16th birthday. Who...
Untreated hearing loss can have devastating consequences on safety, work, as well as the overall quality of life. Yet, out of an estimated 31.5 million Americans who have hearing...
Some of the signs and symptoms of hearing loss include asking people to repeat themselves, turning the TV up louder, and feeling like you can hear, but cannot understand what is said. Having your hearing tested at a local hearing center is the first step to diagnosing and treating hearing loss.
The Laboratory of Applied Bioacoustics at the Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Spain, managed by researcher Michel Andre, has developed the first portable system in...
Los Angeles, CA - January 7, 2009 - The House Ear Institute (HEI) will provide free hearing screenings to attendees and exhibitors on the show floor of the 2009 NAMM...
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