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GW Physician Addresses Stigma against Patients and Providers with Disabilities

November 24, 2014

Leana Wen, M.D., shares her personal experiences on sensitizing doctors to patients with disabilities in an essay published in Health Affairs.WASHINGTON (Oct. 7, 2014) — Nearly 20 percent of Ame...   Read More


Blocking Key Enzyme Minimizes Stroke Injury

November 23, 2014

DALLAS – A drug that blocks the action of the enzyme Cdk5 could substantially reduce brain damage if administered shortly after a stroke, UT Southwestern Medical Center research suggests.The fin...   Read More


Lessons in Laughter: The Life and Times of Bernard Bragg

November 22, 2014

The world was his stage for deaf performer, playwright and director Bernard Bragg.He dazzled audiences as the co-founder of the world renowned National Theater of the Deaf, performed in Moscow with a...   Read More


HLAA Signs Historic Agreement on Movie Captioning

November 22, 2014

In an historic first, Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) along with the National Association of the Deaf (NAD), the Association of Late Deafened Adults (ALDA), the Alexander Graham Bell Associ...   Read More


Study from the University of Melbourne Shows: Children With a History of Middle Ear Diseases Should be Tested for Spatial Listening Ability at School Entry

November 21, 2014

Staefa, Switzerland /Melbourne, Australia - November 18, 2014 - In a study published this month, children with a history of middle ear disease in early childhood were found to suffer from binaural spe...   Read More


New Website Invites Young Australians to Check their Hearing Habits

November 21, 2014

Melbourne - Today in an Australian first, young Australians now can now use an online noise risk calculator to discover if they are at risk of developing hearing loss through their listening habits.Th...   Read More


The Arc of Somerset County Honors Oticon, Inc. for Support of People with Disabilities

November 20, 2014

SOMERSET, NJ November 4 – The Arc of Somerset County recently honored Somerset-based Oticon, Inc, as a key partner that has helped to make employment for Arc individuals possible over the year...   Read More


New Scientific Findings, Clinical Advances for Speech and Hearing Disorders to Be Presented at ASHA Annual Convention

November 20, 2014

Movie Theater Noise, Bullying of Children Who Stutter Among Sessions.Rockville, MD - November 17, 2014 - With an increasing number of Americans experiencing communication disorders, new research and e...   Read More


Starkey Hearing Technologies named 2014 Tekne Award Winner

November 19, 2014

Halo Hearing Aid Wins Healthcare Category. MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 18, 2014 - The Minnesota High Tech Association (MHTA) has named Starkey Hearing Technologies’ Halo™ hearing aid as the 2014 Tek...   Read More


ASHA Engages With World Health Organization on Hearing Protection Effort

November 19, 2014

ASHA's Listen To Your Buds Campaign To Be Cited As Effective Tool. WHO Initiative Will Seek To "Make Listening Safe" During Leisure Activities.Rockville, MD - November 3, 2014 - The Ame...   Read More


Anthem Launches Medicare Special Needs Plan in St. Louis Area

November 18, 2014

Plan Offers Enhanced Benefits for People Eligible for Both Medicaid and Medicare.ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Anthem is launching a Dual-Eligible Special Needs Medicare Plan, known as a DSNP, in the St...   Read More


Stars Strike a Pose to Promote Good Hearing for the 2015 Hear the World Calendar

November 17, 2014

Striking photographs for a good cause.Staefa, 13.11.2014 - What does photography and good hearing have to do with each other? Quite a lot in fact, as the 2015 Hear the World Calendar demonstrates to g...   Read More

 


David and Carol Myers Foundation Endorses H.R. 5304

November 16, 2014

The Academy of Doctors of Audiology is pleased to announce that the David and Carol Myers Foundation has formally endorsed H.R. 5304, the Audiology Patient Choice Act so that older Americans will have...   Read More


National Math Competition for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students

November 15, 2014

RIT has hosted popular contest for middle school students for eight years.Middle school students can participate in Rochester Institute of Technology’s eighth annual Math Competition for Student...   Read More


Oticon Hearing Foundation Supports 2014 Project Amazon Audiologists on Humanitarian Mission to Benefit Brazil’s Most Impoverished Communities

November 14, 2014

SOMERSET, NJ October 29 – The Oticon Hearing Foundation will again underwrite the costs for Project Amazon, a unique humanitarian mission that will provide much-needed audiological care and hear...   Read More

 


AudiologyOnline Contributing Editor, Dr. Kim Cavitt, Elected to Lead Transcendent National Audiology Organization

November 14, 2014

(Lexington, Ky.)—The Academy of Doctors of Audiology (ADA), is pleased to announce that Kim Cavitt, Au.D., has been elected to serve as its President for the 2014-2015 program year.“Dr. Ca...   Read More


ReSound ENZO Recognized for its Innovation Capabilities - Named 2015 CES Innovation Award Honoree

November 13, 2014

Bloomington, MN, November 14, 2014 - http://www.gnresound.com - ReSound, a technology leader in hearing aid solutions, announced that the company has been named a 2015 CES Innovation Awards Honoree in...   Read More


November Highlights: Infant Assessment ABR Protocols with Dr. Jace Wolfe, New Career Center Features, and More!

Carolyn Smaka, AuD

November 13, 2014

Happy November! This month, our hot content includes a new 20Q from Dr. Jace Wolfe on a deeper dive into infant hearing assessment, new Career Center features, and new recorded courses from the Nation...   Read More


Unitron Named One of the 50 Best Small & Medium Employers in Canada for the Fifth Year

November 12, 2014

Company highly ranked by employees for outstanding leadership and workplace culture.November 6, 2014 - Kitchener, Canada – Unitron, a global innovator of technologically advanced hearing solutio...   Read More


RIT/NTID Receives Grant to Study Effects of Negative Stereotypes on Deaf Students

November 12, 2014

If members of a social group are aware that people have negative opinions about their ability to succeed in a certain discipline, can that awareness cause them to perform poorly?That’s what rese...   Read More

 


 
 

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