Studies reveal our hearing is more than simply listening with our ears; in fact our hearing is skin deep, literally.
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.
Your help is needed to attract an impressive crowd to support the Hearing Aid Tax Credit Bill. HIA is partnering with the Michigan AG Bell, HLAA and IHS chapters to host a dinner event for Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) in East Lansing on Friday, September 3.
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced $4.9 million in grants to continue support for 51 Family-to-Family Health Information Centers that provide information, education, training, outreach and peer support to families of children and youth with special health care needs and the professionals who serve them.
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.
Today's hearing aids are so small they are invisible. Compare invisible hearing aid types such as Behind The Ear (BTE), Completely In The Canal (CIC) and others.
Some consumers want convenience and automation, the no fuss option when it comes to their hearing aids. What does the newest hearing aids technology deliver?
The FCC has taken important steps to ensure that the latest wireless phones are hearing aid compatible which will expand access to mobile networks and services to the 8 million Americans who use hearing aids.
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.
The American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation is hosting a charity golf benefit. All event proceeds will support the organization’s research and education programs for future audiologists, speech-language pathologists, and speech, language, and hearing scientists.
New data reveals that the prevalence of hearing loss among U.S. teenagers has increased 31 percent, with 1 in 5 adolescents experiencing hearing loss.
New research suggests that measurable hearing loss that occurs immediately after loud noise damage causes elevated spontaneous brain activity which has been associated with tinnitus.
Certain common elements can cause damage to hearing aids and require them to be repaired. With simple cleaning and care steps, hearing aid repair can be prevented.
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.
Regular use of a cell phone for at least four years doubles your risk of developing chronic tinnitus or persistent ringing in the ears.
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.
Personalized music therapy is believed to be beneficial for some people. New research shows that music therapy can be a treatment for ear ringing.
Researchers have identified a gene mutation that causes a rare form of hearing loss known as auditory neuropathy.
A review of the newest hearing aids reveal they are discrete, automated, powerful little computers that learn your preferences, so the longer you wear them, the better they get to know your likes and dislikes.
Recent research reveals prolonged cell phone use may worsen tinnitus, also referred to as ringing in the ears. Help for ringing in the ears, or tinnitus treatment, is now available.
House Ear Institute (HEI) celebrated the 30th Anniversary of the first pediatric cochlear implant. HEI received FDA approval for a clinical trial in July 1980 to implant three patients under the age of 18 with the single-channel cochlear implant. The single-channel device had been developed at HEI by William House, M.D., in the 1960s and successfully implanted in adults.
Hearing Care Professionals across the US can make a positive difference in South Africa, where people are in need of hearing healthcare services. Join Oticon's Mission to Xanthia by participating on the mission blog and hearing instrument donation program.
New research shows that a healthy cardiovascular system boosts our hearing over time, particularly among older adults. The study also shows that cardiovascular fitness can protect our hearing by having a beneficial effect on the vascular pattern of the cochlea and, consequently, on hearing loss prevention.
These free employer seminars will address implementing an effective occupational Hearing Conservation Programs to the impact of the changes to the Noise Reduction Rating (NRR). To be held in Chicago, Cincinnati, Davenport, and Indianapolis this September.
A free mobile captioning telephone solution is available from Hamilton Relay for use on your BlackBerry smartphone.