Children with hearing loss who receive interventions, such as well-fitted hearing aids, are able to close the achievement gap and perform as well as their peers at school, research shows.
Studies show that hearing loss has a profoundly negative affect on school performance, but early intervention can help. Find out how hearing loss and learning are connected.
Are you concerned your school-age child may have hearing loss? Here are the next steps to take to help you and your child get the help she needs.
While you can’t retain normal hearing forever, there are things you can do to minimize the risk of developing certain types of hearing loss as well as improve your overall health.
Hearing aids and other costs related to treating hearing loss can be included as medical deductions on your taxes.
Are you or someone you love afraid to wear hearing aids? Don't let these common fears stand in the way of better hearing—and better health.
If you have hearing loss, your remaining natural hearing, or residual hearing, refers to how well you can hear without the use of hearing aids. While you may feel like it doesn't matter now that you have hearing loss, it's actually in your best interest to try your hardest to protect your residual hearing throughout your lifetime.
Tired of dealing with hearing loss and ready to get help? During the pandemic, many hearing care practices have been re-imagining patient care and office protocols to ensure your safety.
Did you go swimming and now water is stuck in your ears? It happens to some people more than others. Learn why it happens and what to do about it.
Hearing loss can be a side effect of ototoxic medication and drugs. Find out which drugs can cause temporary or permanent hearing loss.
Solar Ear is a low-cost hearing aid that gets a charge from solar-powered batteries and brings hope to hundreds of thousands of hearing impaired people in the developing world.
Working from home presents special challenges for people with hearing loss, especially virtual meetings. Poor sound quality and a spotty internet connection can make the experience downright frustrating.
Person-centered care (PPC) in hearing health ensures that people are equal and active partners in the management of their hearing difficulties.
Life got you stressed to the max? Is your tinnitus flaring up? Here are five things you can do to reduce some of the increased anxiety and better cope with your tinnitus in the days to come.
To help people who are deaf or hearing impaired, common signs and symbols are used to indicate if a location has assistive technology, such as closed captioning or loop induction systems.
An audiogram is a graph or chart that displays the results of your hearing test. Initially, it might look like a bunch of indecipherable lines and symbols. But once you learn how to read and interpret your audiogram, you will better understand your hearing loss.
Otosclerosis occurs when a small bone in the middle ear becomes stuck, limiting its ability to vibrate and conduct sound. It can cause hearing loss, dizziness and tinnitus.
You may think it’s gross or embarrassing, but here's why earwax is so important to your hearing health. Learn how to safely clean your ears and interesting facts about earwax.
The Fort Worth teenager is on a mission to raise money for those who cannot afford hearing devices.
Most tinnitus coping strategies are meant to be used reactively, after a difficult moment has occurred. But it's just as important to develop techniques that help you establish routines to head off tinnitus and anticipatory anxiety before they start.
Both benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) and Meniere's disease can both cause bouts of severe dizziness and vertigo, but are the two conditions related?
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.
Hearing aid feedback isn’t harmful, but it can be annoying and embarrassing. Here are a few things you can try to fix to the problem.
Hidden hearing loss is a type of hearing loss that originates in the brain (instead of the ears) and isn't detectable on standard hearing tests. People with hidden hearing loss struggle to hear in real-world situations, but are able to pass a hearing test without any problems.