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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Many notable deaf individuals have left their mark on education, sports, music and entertainment.
Emergencies are hard to predict, if you or a loved suffer from hearing loss or deafness, try planning ahead with these easy, but helpful tips!
Weekly clinic interviews on the Healthy Hearing website provide you with information you need to know to make educated decisions about your hearing health.
This September, focus on the positive aspects of growing older by celebrating Healthy Aging Month.
Thanks to advances in government regulations and medical technology, raising a hearing –impaired child is much easier today than it was 20 years ago.
Regardless of whether they dribble, dive, swim, run or flip, these Olympic athletes know what it takes to compete on the international playing field.
The National Team member persuades USA Swimming to allow the use of hand signals to start races during the 2012 Olympic trials.
With a little preparation, traveling with your hearing aids can be almost as effortless as using them at home.
Developing strategies for understanding non verbal cues and controlling environmental factors can greatly improve listening pleasure for those with hearing loss.
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.
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.
Kirsty Swain encourages those with hearing difficulties to follow their dreams.
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.
The 21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act gives those with disabilities equal access to advancements in technology and communications.
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.
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.
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.
Purchasing hearing aids can be overwhelming and confusing for consumers. The FDA recently launched a hearing aid guide to assist consumers in the process.
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.
Audiology Online's editor, Carolyn Smaka, had the opportunity to sit down with the founder of Project Deaf India, Dr. Raj Desai ? a man on a mission. retired...
Earth Day is upon us (April 22, 2009), and, once again, we can all use a reminder to look at our lives to find ways to protect our planet. And that includes hearing aid wearers...
In 1979, when CIA retiree Howard E. "Rocky" Stone founded the Self Help for Hard of Hearing People (SHHH) in the family room of his Potomac, Maryland house, he...
Living with profound hearing loss is an enormous challenge, but it is one Shanna Groves has learned to confront and tackle with admirable strength and courage ever since she was...
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