By David H. Kirkwood ARLINGTON, VA—A Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) report concludes that personal sound amplification products (PSAPs) “offer a viable solution to hearing aids for consumers who have hearing difficulty.” It continues, “While consumers who suffer from more severe hearing difficulties may still require hearing aids, PSAPs offer a simpl
Today’s post originally ran in June at Hearing & Kids, but we thought it was worth sharing with our readers at Hearing Views in case you missed it. By Jane Madell, Ph.D. Mild hearing loss is a misnomer. I do not know what word to substitute but mild hearing losses are not […]
The Journal @ HHTM
The Journal @ HHTM offers free access to hearing-related research posters, a service made possible by Etymotic Research.
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.
The Tom Northey series concludes today, wrapping up his 2000 treatise forecasting the future of our profession. He foresaw systematic changes headed straight at us and anticipated questions and issues that would rain down upon us. Northey predicted a world of Audiology survivors and losers, advised Audiologists […]
A Case for Mid-frequency Amplification (Continued) Should mid-frequencies be given more than a cursory consideration when it comes to fitting hearing aids? Last week’s post reviewed some acoustic characteristics of speech and their significance in speech perception. These included long-known information related to speech spectra; the relationship between spe
Welcome back to Hearing International‘s continuing series honoring the Cochlear Explorers, those who first described cochlear anatomy and physiology that later were named after their explorers. Week X’s Cochlear Explorer is the Italian Antonio Scarpa (1797-1832), the master of the anatomists influencing many of those that followed him in the literature. Scar
Adventure time for the Hearing Husband and me! In an unprecedented move that has shocked our family and friends, we sold our house and are taking some time to figure out where we want to settle next. In the meantime, we have downsized our living quarters to a beautiful 5th wheel named “Flag”. I decided […]
When I first saw physical protection products for use over BTE hearing aids, they were rubber and reminded me of you know what. I had to use a tubing stretcher sometimes to get it on and I was exhausted and not satisfied in anyway after it was completed. I am so glad things have changed! […]
Last week, I posed the question,” So, what do you do with a patient that presents with a history suggestive of BPPV, yet all vestibular exams, including the Dix-Hallpike, are negative? We decided to do a little experiment. All patients fitting the above description were considered to possibly have “inactive BPPV.” There were 132 […]
For this week’s entry, we turn to the New Orleans Musicians’ Clinic, a wonderful organization in New Orleans. From time to time, the New Orleans Musicians’ Clinic has speakers on a range of topics that are of concern to musicians. This blog is about managing diabetes. You ask, “isn’t this a blog about hearing?” and […]
I just finished four days of interviewing some of my old “kids” – now young adults in their 20’s and 30’s with hearing loss. I was their audiologist while they were growing up and helped them and their families navigate the world of hearing loss. The interviews were for a documentary I am making with […]
GUÍA PARA OÍR MEJOR Dr. Wayne J. Staab Las secciones de este libro, en español, serán publicadas una vez al mes en esta página de internet. El Autor El Dr. Staab es un lider en el campo de la salud auditiva, reconocido internacionalmente. Obtuvo su […]