This week, the lead item on Hearing News Watch is a post about the ongoing saga of the sale of Siemens Audiology Solutions. It is written by my blog colleague Holly Hosford-Dunn, PhD, who published it October 24 on Hearing Economics. I thought this timely report would be of interest to Hearing News […]
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.
By Angela Loavenbruck, Ed.D. The Crabby Audiologist is going to begin this week’s entry with a little mystery and then review a little history. Here’s a number that makes me very very crabby: $6,000,000. And another number that makes me even crabbier: $40,000,000. These two numbers are the answers to two questions that I […]
Well, yes. Hallowe’en demands attention to the growing, under-served, ever-changing Zombie market for hearing healthcare. Past posts uncovered the market and provided pointers to Audiologists on how to capitalize on it. Today’s post pulls together zombie odds and ends in hopes of extending market reach and protecting Audiologists’ newly dug-up turf from other less-qualified biomedical […]
Many in the discipline of hearing are familiar with his name, associated with the discipline of otometry in working with hearing impairment. What few know is “the rest of the story.” John Austin Victoreen, LL.D., (1902-1986) known to his friends as Jack, was a self-taught physicist, engineer, and inventor, […]
Who’da Thunk it? The Kansas City Royals in the World Series! Of course, they are playing the San Francisco Giants and the series is going on as this is posted on October 28, 2014. At Hearing International we had a baseball post a few weeks ago about Dummy […]
We know about the two most painful words in the hearing loss dictionary—never mind. But how about that SIX-word question that plagues every hearing aid or cochlear implant user: “Have you got your thing in?” This can set off a bad-hearing moment faster than you can say dead battery. Now, if you are a hearing person […]
By Diana Holan, MS Since 2006, the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) issues an annual 24-hour survey of domestic violence service agencies in the United States. The results are staggering and have been alarmingly consistent since 2008. Every year, on that single survey day, these agencies answer well over 20,000 hotline […]
vHIT equipment is now available from all the leading manufacturers of vestibular testing equipment, and courses are being offered around the country by equipment sales representatives. There is currently no approved billing code for vHIT testing, but that does not diminish the test’s utility. As described last week, the vHIT apparatus records head movement and […]
In New Orleans, the City Zoning Commission has recommended a Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance, which is now before the City Council. It is quite comprehensive, but very much like strudel dough. My grandfather came from Russia in the 1920s, and he brought with him, along with my grandmother, mother and uncle, the ability to make strudel. Strudel […]
I spent last weekend at the CARE Project teens and tweens retreat at Bald Head Island in North Carolina. The CARE Project provides support to families of children with hearing loss. Until now, the retreats have been for families with young children,but this one was the first directed at families with older children. […]
par Barbara O’Dea, Ph.D. Nous nous attendons à ce que les enfants entourés de langages apprennent le ou les langages qui les entourent. Les enfants qui ont un retard d’acquisition du langage peuvent accéder (entendre ou voir) au langage qui les entoure. Ils apprennent le langage selon le déroulement normal, mais ils l’apprennent à un […]