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  • Advanced Bionics Receives FDA Approval for New Cochlear Sound Processors
    Posted by HHTM on August 23, 2015 at 4:46 PM

    VALENCIA, CALIFORNIA – Advanced Bionics has announced that FDA approval has been received for two new cochlear implant sound processors, the Naida CI Q30 and Q90 processors. The company also announced that a new version of its SoundWave fitting software, […]


  • I just bought a Didgeridoo- part 2
    Posted by Marshall Chasin on August 26, 2015 at 1:41 AM

    In part 1 of this blog series, the acoustics of the Didgeridoo were discussed showing that like a trumpet or clarinet, the Digeridoo functions as a quarter wavelength resonator with odd numbered harmonics of the equation F = v/4L where v is the speed of sound and L is the […]

  • Visual Guide to Critical Distance for Sound
    Posted by Wayne Staab on August 25, 2015 at 7:00 PM

    Understanding how distance affects the transmission and intelligibility of sound is important to hearing care professionals.  Understanding critical distance for sound helps the hearing professional counsel patients more effectively. For some, attempting to apply […]

  • Keep Out of My Way! (Hashtags for New Hearing Aids)
    Posted by Gael Hannan on August 24, 2015 at 8:12 PM

    It’s that time of life again.  I’m breaking in new hearing aids before the old ones break down.  Although I may be the first one to break down, and I know my family is on edge.  If you use hearing aids or cochlear implants, you […]

  • Ct Scans versus ABR test for Vertigo
    Posted by Alan Desmond on August 25, 2015 at 1:47 PM

    An Oldie, but a Goodie A while back, I posted about the role of ABR (Auditory Brainstem response) testing as part of a vestibular evaluation. The focus was primarily on the detection of acoustic neuroma or vestibular schwannoma, small tumors arising on the […]

  • Hearables — what’s happened in the last 6 months
    Posted by Holly Hosford-Dunn on August 25, 2015 at 12:00 PM

    It took less than a year for “Hearable” to replace “hearing aid” in the media.  That remarkable event happened on August 12 when Forbes headlined a “face-off” between two Hearables, which turned out to be Starkey’s Halo versus […]

  • Blending Academic Rigor with Commercial Pragmatism: AR in Private Practice
    Posted by HHTM on August 25, 2015 at 7:22 PM

    Blending Academic Rigor with Commercial Pragmatism: A Report on Aural Rehabilitation and Auditory Training in the Private Practice Workshop Washington University, St. Louis, MO. May 4 & 5, 2015 By Brian Taylor, AuD I have had the privilege of collaborating on a couple […]

  • PSAPs and Hearing Aids: Myths and Expectations, part 2
    Posted by Richard Einhorn on August 25, 2015 at 7:00 PM

    In the second, and concluding, part of his remarks to the Institute of Medicine, Mead Killion makes the case for PSAP and for guidelines that encourage their safe and efficacious use. While he cites a study that found that hearing aids and (at least some) PSAPs can deliver […]

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  • Auditory Evoked Potentials in Autism
    Posted by Pathways on August 5, 2015 at 7:00 PM

    By Hillary Siddons, AuD Candidate at UConn Introduction Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a group of multifaceted neurodevelopment disorders, characterized by significant social impairments, communication difficulties, and restricted, repetitive patterns of behavior or […]

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