The incidence of hearing impairment among children rose by 15% between 2001 and 2011, according to a study published last week in Pediatrics, an online publication of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). The article, “Changing Trends of Childhood Disability,” reported an overall increase of 15.6% in childhood disabilities of all types over […]
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.
Astute readers may have noticed Hearing Economics’ attempts to slip in Economics education on the sly. Today’s post fits right into the Economics 202 series, initiating a discussion of how interest rates affect the economy (a macro concept) and our very own practices (a micro concept). Craig Castelli (bio below) describes the situation for […]
Speech Perception to Speech Recognition Hearing but not understanding is the general theme of this post. Acoustic characteristics of speech that lead to “hearing” have been the subject of the last two posts. However, being able to “hear” does not necessarily translate to “understanding.” This post will conclude the acoustic characteristics of […]
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. Recall that there are many cells and other structures in the body named after the researchers who first described them. These are called
When talking about hearing loss and its impact on our lives, we usually discuss the meaningful issues such as communication access at work, how it affects our family interaction, accepting it as a reality in our lives. Important, life-changing stuff. But accessible mani-pedis? There’s not much in the respected hearing loss literature about how […]
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’s blog described an experiment we did that showed us that home exercises for suspected BPPV were very effective. What then, is the benefit of undergoing in-office Canalith Repositioning (CRP) treatment? Before we begin, I think it’s important to discuss the natural course of BPPV. It is a self limiting condition, meaning that […]
Once upon a time (actually a month ago) I had a client who wanted to get custom silicon earplugs for his in-ear monitors. Of the many “connectors” for in-ear monitors, the most common is a stem that is on the order of 2.5 mm in diameter and extends about 8-10 mm in length. There is […]
School is about to start for a lot of kids. Kids and parents are excited. New clothes, new books, new backpacks. What can we do to make this easier for children with hearing loss as the new year starts? Preparing the children If possible, children with hearing loss should have the opportunity to go […]
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 […]