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Study: Noise-Induced Hearing Loss Alters Brain Responses to Speech – 0.6 days ago

Prolonged exposure to loud noise alters how the brain processes speech, potentially increasing the difficulty in distinguishing speech sounds, according to neuroscientists at The…

Hearing Our Way: Giving Kids with Hearing Loss a Kickstart – 2.6 days ago

(ST. LOUIS, MO – August 14, 2014) - Less than a week into its exciting Kickstarter campaign, Hearing Our Way, the magazine for children and teens with…

Starkey Hearing Technologies' Researchers Present at Bi-Annual IHCON Meeting – 3.6 days ago

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 21, 2014 - Starkey Hearing Technologies, one of the world leaders in the hearing technology industry, is proud to announce that company researchers…

ASHA Announces 2014 Media Award Winners – 4.6 days ago

NBC’s TODAY Show, USA Today, Allied Health Media, NPR Honored; Ann W. Kummer, Patti Martin, Yadira Medina-Torres, and Sonja Pruitt-Lord Named 2014 Media…

Advanced Bionics Launches Two New Educational Apps for Children with Hearing Loss – 5.6 days ago

Kid-friendly apps help caregivers and therapists guide children through exercises to improve listening and language skills.
VALENCIA, Calif., August 14, 2014 -...

Newly Discovered Gene Mutation is Linked to Hereditary Deafness – 0.9 weeks ago

Researchers led by geneticists at the Miller School have discovered a new gene mutation that causes hearing loss. Their study, which focused on a large Turkish family in which…

2014 Oticon Focus on People Award Winners Are Helping to Change Perceptions of What It Means to Have a Hearing Loss – 1.1 weeks ago

SOMERSET, NJ  August 18 - The 2014 Oticon Focus on People Awards honored 12 remarkable people whose courage, vision and commitment are helping to change the…

Dr. Martin Pienkowski of Salus University Receives Grant from Pennsylvania Lions Hearing Research Foundation – 1.2 weeks ago

Elkins Park, PA - Martin Pienkowski, PhD, assistant professor at Salus University George S. Osborne College of Audiology has received a $20,000 grant from the…

Mums Thank Newborn Hearing Screeners for Helping Children to Hear – 1.5 weeks ago

Two grateful mums have thanked screeners from all over Ireland, who perform the free hearing screening tests on newborn babies at 19 maternity hospitals, at a special event in…

Fly-inspired Sound Detector – 1.8 weeks ago

New device based on a fly’s freakishly acute hearing may find applications in futuristic hearing aids and military technology.
WASHINGTON D.C., July 22, 2014 - Even…

New Phonak Technology Allows People with Hearing Loss to Hear Better than Normal Hearing People – 1.8 weeks ago

A long sought breakthrough for people with hearing loss.
Staefa, Switzerland (August 12, 2014) a?? In a newly published paper in the American Journal of Audiology, Linda…

Oticon "Pink with a Purpose" Campaign Promotes Hearing Health and Breast Cancer Awareness – 1.9 weeks ago

Practitioners Use Social Networking to Engage and Connect with Consumers in Local Markets.
SOMERSET, NJ August 7 - Since 2007, Oticon, Inc. has been “thinking…

Technology Camps at RIT/NTID Bring Boys and Girls from Near and Far – 2.1 weeks ago

Students make their own computers to take home, even if they live near the Arctic Circle.
There may not be any roads in John Smart’s village of Napakiak, Alaska, but they…

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Under Title III of the ADA to Require Movie Theaters to Provide Closed Movie Captioning and Audio – Thu, Aug 14th 2014

On July 23, 2014, the Attorney General signed the Department’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) proposing to amend the Americans with Disabilities Act title III regulation to…

National Disability Institute Launches 4th Annual My American Dream Video Contest – Tue, Aug 12th 2014

Americans with disabilities encouraged to submit videos sharing their American dreams for opportunity to win $1,000, a digital tablet and sessions with a mentor.
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RIT Mourns the Passing of Deaf Pioneer Robert F. Panara – Sun, Aug 10th 2014

Robert F. Panara, much beloved professor emeritus at Rochester Institute of Technology, author, poet, historian and international authority on deaf figures in literature, and the…

ASHA Wins Prestigious Award for Diversity Recruitment Programs – Fri, Aug 8th 2014

The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) has earned the highest association industry honor, a 2014 Power of A Summit Award, for its diversity recruitment…

Rayovac's Portage Plant Celebrates its 50th Anniversary – Thu, Aug 7th 2014

Portage, WI, August 1st, 2014 - Today, Rayovac’s Portage plant is celebrating 50 years of operation. To commemorate half a century of community involvement in…

Fit for the Frontline? New Study Identifies the Hearing Requirements of British Soldiers – Wed, Aug 6th 2014

University of Southampton researchers, with assistance from the Ministry of Defence, have conducted the first study to identify the hearing requirements of British soldiers…

Inner Ear Stem Cells Hold Promise for Restoring Hearing – Mon, Aug 4th 2014

New Rochelle, NY, June 20, 2014 – Spiral ganglion cells are essential for hearing and their irreversible degeneration in the inner ear is common in most types of hearing…

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