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David Kirkwood @ Hearing News Watch

David Kirkwood @ Hearing News Watch

  • Free e-course from Ida Institute teaches fundamentals of patient-centered care October 20, 2014
    NAERUM, DENMARK—Hearing care professionals and students can now take a free online course and gain a practical introduction to the fundamentals of patient-centered Developed by the Ida Institute, a non-profit organization funded by the Oticon Foundation, the Ida Basics Course is designed to encourage reflection on the […]
The Journal @ HHTM

The Journal @ HHTM

The Journal @ HHTM offers free access to hearing-related research posters, a service made possible by Etymotic Research.
Pathways @ HHTM

Pathways @ HHTM

Pathways, overseen by Frank Musiek, PhD, is both a Website that covers topics related to CAPD and Neuroaudiology, and a society for people interested in central auditory disorders that regularly meets to discuss these issues.

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Angela Loavenbruck & Lolly Wigall @ Hearing Views
  • The Crabby Audiologist – Who’s Teaching Who, and When? October 14, 2014
    By Angela Loavenbruck, Ed.D Ever since I agreed to join my illustrious colleagues writing for Hearing Views (a decision that coincided with a brief moment of insanity, given my hatred of writing deadlines), I’ve been thinking a lot about Lucy Van Pelt, my all-time favorite cartoon character. She was pretty crabby, and after 45 […]
Holly Hosford-Dunn @ Hearing Economics

Holly Hosford-Dunn @ Hearing Economics

  • Does ACO Spell Audiology? October 14, 2014
    Tom J. Northey is this week’s guest contributor.  In July, Hearing Economics did a multi-part series going back in time to 2000, when Mr. Northey wrote a seminal article forecasting our profession’s future choices and coining that popular phrase “Audiology Economics.” Lucky for Hearing Economics, the series caught Mr. Northey’s attention.  Though he left the […]
Wayne Staab @ Wayne's World

Wayne Staab @ Wayne's World

  • Otometry – Illustrative Procedure October 14, 2014
    Illustrative Procedure (A simple scientific substitution method is employed) Introduction When discussing topics that readers are somewhat unfamiliar with, it is helpful to provide a step-by-step description and explanation to assist in understanding the procedure. This is certainly desirable in regards to otometry. However, such a “walk-through” procedure is not […]
Bob Traynor @ Hearing International

Bob Traynor @ Hearing International

  • Reflexology for Deafness: Fact or Fiction? Part 1 October 14, 2014
    In the past, Hearing International has reviewed Chiropractic, Acupuncture, Homeopathic Medicine and other unconventional treatments for hearing impairment. An investigation of another bizarre treatment for hearing impairment begins about 4000 BC in ancient Egypt, where hieroglyphic reliefs on the walls of the Sixth Dynasty Tomb of Ankmahor at Saqquara […]
Gael Hannan @ The Better Hearing Consumer

Gael Hannan @ The Better Hearing Consumer

  • Did You Hear What Your Hearing Aid Asked You? October 20, 2014
    Do you ever feel that your hearing technology is talking to you, that it’s trying to tell you something? My mother used to say things like that. “Gael, your clothes are trying to tell you something”, meaning they were past due for the laundry, or my outfit didn’t ‘go’ (god help you if you wore […]
Judy Huch & Bob Martin @ Hearing Health

Judy Huch & Bob Martin @ Hearing Health

  • Symmetrical vs Asymmetrical Hearing Losses October 15, 2014
    By Marshall Chasin, AuD. This post was originally published in Hearing Review and appears here by permission. I can’t tell you how often I have had the following conversation with someone at the Worker’s Compensation Board (also known as the Worker’s Safety and Insurance Board, in some jurisdictions) on behalf of a worker. Marshall: “Hello. […]
Alan Desmond @ Dizziness Depot

Alan Desmond @ Dizziness Depot

  • The Three Types of “Dizziness” October 14, 2014
    Dizziness is a vague term that is used to describe a variety of sensations, including vertigo (a sensation of spinning), lightheadedness (a pre-faint feeling), disequilibrium (instability standing or walking), Oscillopsia (visual blurring with head movement) or disorientation (something just ain’t right). I did a whole series on this a couple of years ago. […]
Marshall Chasin @ Hear The Music

Marshall Chasin @ Hear The Music

  • The Acoustics of Hearing Aids: Damping and Impedance- Part 2 October 15, 2014
    Last week in part 1 of this blog series, we reviewed standing waves found in hearing aids, but drew a parallel between behind-the-ear hearing aids, our vocal tract, and musical instruments (not to mention our ear canals… well, I just mentioned it, so I guess that I should not have said, “not […]
Jane Madell @ Hearing And Kids

Jane Madell @ Hearing And Kids

  • Some Books for Children with Hearing Loss October 7, 2014
    There are a number of books available now for children with hearing loss. This is a good thing because it is important for children with hearing loss, or any other disability, not to feel that they are alone. The books are divided into two groups – one for and about children who use spoken language and […]
HHTM In Translation @ Have You Heard?

HHTM In Translation @ Have You Heard?

  • Cómo Funciona el Oído October 13, 2014
    Guía Para oír Mejor,  Capitulo 2, Cómo Funciona el Oído El sistema por el que el oído transforma la energía de una onda sonora en señales eléctricas en el cerebro, es extremadamente complejo.  Si exceptuamos el cerebro, posiblemente sea el oído el órgano más complicado y menos entendido. Las secciones de este libro, en español, se […]

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